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William Ray "Bill"  Cook

Obituary for William Ray "Bill" Cook

August 5, 1945 - February 6, 2021
Indianapolis, Indiana | Age 75

Obituary

Bill was born in 1945 to parents Ida Elizabeth (Betty) and Robert E Cook. He's a graduate of Belmont High School and held a BA degree from Wright State University. He entered the US Army in 1965, serving for 2 years in Korea. In 1968 he met and married Judy Longenecker and is the proud father of Shannon, Ryan and Brandon Cook. He is grandfather to Amber, Ruby, and Riley as well as great-grandfather to Mac and Kepler.

He was employed by General Motors in Dayton, then after college worked as a civilian accountant for the government, retiring in 2006 from Defense Finance and Acct. services at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis.

Bill loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed music, movies, travel, concerts and football. He had a passion for studying the Bible. While living in Hanover, IN. he was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He is a member of Indian Creek Christian Church in Indianapolis since 1994, serving there in several areas of ministry. He worked as a volunteer for St. Francis Hospital, Meals on Wheels, and the American Cancer Society.

He is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter Shannon; sons Ryan and Brandon; sister Becky, his grand and great grandchildren, as well as nieces Angie, Kelsey, and Ashley and nephew Jack.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Indian Creek Christian Church, 6430 S. Franklin Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46259 for Generous Bucket Ministry, Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana, or Riley's Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.

Services for Bill are Saturday, February 20 at 1:00 PM at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory-Franklin Township Chapel with visitation from 11:00 until time of service.

Burial will follow at Orchard Hill Cemetery.

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