PALMYRA: Cook, Richard T. “Dick”; died on Monday, March 6, 2023 at the age of 72. Family and friends are invited to call from 4-6pm on Thursday, March 9 at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc., 123 W. Main St., Palmyra. A funeral service will follow calling at 6pm. Please consider donations in Dick’s memory to the Palmyra Moose Lodge, 3808 NY-31, Palmyra, NY 14522 or to Palmyra Community Center, 424 Stafford St, Palmyra, NY 14522.
Dick was born on July 2,1950 to Chester and Blanche Fox Cook. He was a graduate of Palmyra-Macedon High School class of 1970. Dick and the former Jacqueline Morrison were married on June 12, 1971 in Palmyra. Dick was an avid Ruby Shooz fan and was known to visit a casino occasionally. He took great pleasure in his grandkids and loved to watch Andrew race.
Dick was predeceased by his parents Chester and Blanche Cook; sister Anita Landers; brothers Gerald and Michael Cook; nephews Ryan Hughson and Nicholas Cummings; mother-in-law Betty (Bob) Morrison Boughton; father-in-law Roger Morrison and brother-in-law Jimmy Stapleton. He is survived by his wife Jackie Cook; sons Jamie (Kelly), Jason (Caitlyn) and Jordan Cook; sister Donna (Richard) Hughson; brother Charles Cook; brother-in-law Richard Landers; grandchildren Madison, Andrew “A.J. Sideways”, Jaxson “Spanky” and Jaiden “Junior”; special nephew Mark (Kristy) Hughson; best friend Jamie Cosco and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
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