Jerry Cook

August 10, 1947 ~ September 24, 2020 (age 73)


Jerry Cook, age 73, of Nancy, KY, departed this life on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at the University of Kentucky Hospital.

Jerry was born on August 10, 1947 in Somerset, KY to the late Leonard Cook and Anna Simpson Cook.  He was of the Baptist faith.  Jerry loved farming his entire life.  He retired seven years ago and enjoyed loafing with his farming buddies at Warner Fertilizer in Nancy and at the Lake Cumberland Stockyard.  He was also an avid UK Basketball fan. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Mae Tarter Cook, whom he married on December 28, 1968 at Chesterview Baptist Church in Nancy; one brother, Gary (and Phyllis) Cook of Nancy, one sister, Trudy (and Bernie) Denham of Nancy; two brothers-in-law, David (and Vicki) Tarter and Frosty Daulton; one uncle, Lindell Simpson; one aunt, Alfreda Tarter; nieces and nephews, Shannon (and Lesia) Cook, Shaun (and Jerry) Sweet, Mike (and Michelle) Daulton, Mark (and Missy) Daulton, Beth (and Greg) Niebur and Brian Tarter; and many great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Anna Cook; and one sister-in-law, Janice Daulton.

Visitation will be on Monday, September 28, 2020 from 11:00am until 2:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will follow on Monday at 2:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Norman Harper officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

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