SHARPSBURG, GA – Gordon H. Cook Jr, age 71, of Sharpsburg, Ga passed away at home on July 23, 2014.
Gordon graduated from Oakfied H.S., Oakfield, Maine, and U of Maine in Orono, Maine, with a degree in Business Administration. He served in the US Army with honorable discharge as Specialist 1 class, E5 from 196467. Gordon worked for Great Northern Paper Company in Millinocket, Maine, Great Northern Nekoosa in Stamford, Ct, and retired from Ga Pacific in Atlanta, Ga, as Director of Profit Planning.
Gordon loved spending time with his three grandsons and loved his family deeply. He was active in his church and Kairos prison ministry. He was predeceased by his parents, Gordon H Cook Sr. and Shirley Barker Cook. Gordon is survived by his wife Dorothy, son Travis and wife Michelle and grandsons Adam, Samuel and William of Gastonia, NC; son Bradford and wife Nicole of Sharpsburg, Ga; siblings Timothy and wife Agnes of Burlington, Vt; Laurence and wife Martha of Bangor, Maine; and sister MelissaCook and wife Lori Stewart of Albany, NY. Gordon is survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was much loved and will be missed by family and friends.
A Memorial service will be held at Hopewell UMC, 351 Jenkins Road, Tyrone, Ga on August 2, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to local missions, with check made out to Hopewell UMC, 351 Jenkins Road, Tyrone, Ga 30290 or Kairos Prison Ministry, Hopewell UMC, 351 Jenkins Road, Tyrone, Ga 30290.