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Henry Belk Cook, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1931
Kershaw
Lancaster County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 2009
Walterboro
Colleton County
South Carolina, USA

Henry Belk Cook, Jr., of Walterboro, entered into his eternal rest September 11, 2009.

Born August 13, 1931, in Kershaw, he was a son of the late Henry Belk Cook, Sr. and the late Ruth Davidson Cook.

Mr. Cook served his country faithfully in the United States National Guard for many years. He was a well known businessman and entrepreneur in the Walterboro Community and his devout hard work and dedication proved successful for him and his family.

For many years, he owned and operated the historic Cook Theater along with the Ritz Theater both in Walterboro as well as Cook Interstate Services, which was a gasoline station that was located off Interstate ninety-five near Walterboro.

His love of the outdoors and hunting and fishing of all types lead him into his last business venture which was Cook's Marine located on the Charleston Highway on the outskirts of Walterboro.

Mr. Cook was a member of the Ehrhardt Southern Methodist Church and in former years while a member of Mount Carmel Southern Methodist Church, he served as a church steward and other various capacities in the church.

He was a member of such organizations as the Walterboro Civitans and the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Lodge No. 1988 in Walterboro.

Henry Cook will be fondly recalled for his love of family and friends, joy he shared in cooking for friends, and spending time with those he cared about.

Surviving are: his wife of fifty-five years, Jane (Beebe) Cook; three sons, Henry Belk Cook, III and wife Amy, Robert D. Cook, and William H. Cook and wife Cathy all of Walterboro; a daughter, Beebe Cook Kennedy and husband Sean of Roswell, GA; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren and a longtime friend of the family, Darlene Ogden of Walterboro. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Belk Cook (1901 - 1946)
  Ruth Bell Davidson Cook (1895 - 1984)
 
Burial:
Live Oak Cemetery
Walterboro
Colleton County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Just another taphophile
Record added: Sep 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41862852
Henry Belk Cook, Jr
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Some of my most fondest childhood memories are of Friday nights or Saturdays at the Cook Theatre. I remember when the movie was over we'd just go to the concession stand and ask Mr. Cook if we could use the phone, which he always said yes, and we'd call o...(Read more)
- Lisa
 Added: Sep. 13, 2009
 
 
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