January 29, 2023

Roy Lee “Cookie” Cook

Roy Lee “Cookie” Cook, age 80, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Roy was born January 13, 1936 in Las Animas, Colorado, the son of Ralph W. & Harriett Bernice (Corf) Cook. He had been a resident of Wichita County, Kansas since 1963 moving from Las Animas, Colorado. He was a farmer and had served his country in the United States Army from 1955 through 1959.

Roy was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Wichita County Amusement Association, both of Leoti, Kansas and the NRA.

On December 16, 1960 he married Emma Lou Dean at Las Animas, Colorado. Emma passed away on December 25, 2011 in Leoti, Kansas.

Roy’s surviving family includes

Four Children-

David & Donetta Cook- Swathmore, Pennsylvania

Douglas & Teresa De Leon-Cook- Spanaway, Washington

Candace & Kevin Brueschke- Longmont, Colorado

Jason & Cyrstal Cook- Fayetteville, North Carolina

Four siblings-

Paul Cook- Crawford, Colorado

Vicki Shull- Roswell, New Mexico

Viola Garnet- Fouke, Arkansas

Shirley Brickler- Fort Lupton, Colorado

Thirteen Grandchildren, Four Great Grandchildren

His parents, wife and three brothers precede him in death.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Leoti, Kansas with the Reverends Gary Salmans and Kyle Evans officiating and military honors provided by the United States Army.

Burial will be in Las Animas Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado.

Memorials may be given to the Leoti EMT’s in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO 161, in Leoti, Kansas 67861.