Charles “Charlie” Derron Cook – Port Arthur News

Charles “Charlie” Derron Cook

Posted 10:34 am Friday, September 23, 2022

Charles “Charlie” Derron Cook was born on November 13, 1949 and passed away on August 18, 2022 at the age of 72.

After graduating from Port Neches High School in 1968, Charlie served in the US Army from 1970, was stationed in Germany, and was honorably discharged in 1972.

He was a member of the Double A Fuel Dragsters and the Port Arthur Bass Club.

He liked to hunt deer, squirrels, and pigeons and loved RVs and motorcycles, particularly his Honda Gold Wing.

Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Mary Cook; son, Derron Cook and wife Jocelyn; stepdaughter, Angela Cook; brothers Delbert “DC” Cook and wife Rosalie; Greg Cook and his wife Angie; grandchildren Charlotte, Sawyer, Cash, Ashley, Briana, Lilly and Evie; great grandchildren Zayn and Matthew.

Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, George and Naomi Cook; brothers, Ronnie Cook and Keith Cook.

Charlie Cook was a man of God and he allowed his faith to see him and his family through difficult times.

He was a great “hugger” and always had a funny story to tell. He had accumulated many good friends throughout his life and was always eager to make new acquaintances.

He is sadly missed by all.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Sugar Momma’s Bakery, 1344 Boston Avenue, in Nederland TX 77627.

Charlie will be honored with a military salute at 4:30 pm on that date.