Boyd Thomas Cook,
“Cookie”, 73, of Valparaiso, IN, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017.
He was a 1963
graduate of Evarts High School, Evarts, Kentucky; served proudly in the U.S.
Air Force until his honorable discharge in 1969, retired from Bethlehem
Steel and Arcelor Mittal Steel. He was a member of The American Legion. He
enjoyed many hobbies throughout his life: fishing, gardening, family time
and various tinkering and house projects.
Boyd was preceded
in death by his parents, George and Julia Cook.
He is survived by
his high school sweetheart and wife of 52 years, Patsy (Mumford) Cook;
daughter, Angela Masson and her husband, Scott; granddaughter, Bryn Masson;
sister, Iva Lewis and her husband, Jim; sister, Julia Rigney; sister-in-law,
Phyllis Cox, brother-in-law, Joe Mumford and his wife Rita, several nieces,
nephews, family and friends.
Boyd’s family will
be having a memorial celebration in the future. If desired, families may
make memorial donations to VNA Hospice of NWI or St. Jude.