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2012-12-06 / Obituaries

Kenneth Randall Cook

July 14, 1951 - November 28, 2012

Kenneth Randall Cook was born July 14, 1951 in Houston, to Kenneth Harlan andAmalita Marie (Vinegra) Cook. He graduated from Deer Park High School and attended San Jacinto Junior College.

On April 20, 1985, he and Carolyn Sue Simpson were married in the Tanglewood Baptist Church. He attended Tanglewood Baptist Church. Kenneth first worked at Giddings Ready Mix. From 1986 until 2000 he was Production and Plant Manager for Alamo Concrete in Giddings, Austin, Georgetown and Marble Falls. He worked as Plant Manager for TXI Sand and Aggregate in Marble Falls from 2000 until he retired on October 22, 2001.

Kenneth fought his illness for several years, until he passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at his home in Tanglewood, with his best supporter Sue by his side. He reached the age of 61. Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Harlan Cook; infant son, Nathan Rhann Biehle on February 24, 1973; and his father-in-law, Bill Simpson.

Surviving: his wife of 27 years, Carolyn Sue Cook of Tanglewood; three sons, Russell Biehle and wife Tina of Lexington, Jesse Cook and wife April of La Porte, Paul Biehle and wife Jennifer of Lexington; daughters, Melissa Forgey and husband Jason of Pasadena and Carly Cook of Lexington; mother, Lita Cook of Frankston; sisters, Pam Denson and husband Robert of Alexandria, Virginia and Cindy Morrow of Frankston; mother-inlaw, Esther Simpson of Tanglewood; brothers-in-law, Harold Simpson and wife Nena of Lexington and Roy Simpson and wife Diane of Tanglewood; 12 grandchildren, Tristen Forgey, Micah Forgey, Darian Cook, Hunter Biehle, Jacee Forgey, Aleya Cook, Allyson Biehle, Nolan Cook, Alivia Forgey, Maci Jane Biehle, Mason Biehle and Will Cook.

Services were at the Tanglewood Baptist Church in Tanglewood. Burial followed in the Adina Cemetery near Lexington. Pastor David Atwood officiated.

Serving as pallbearers were Blan Patterson, Randy Brown, Carol Perkins, Dennis Cisneros, Curtis Worley, Joe Smith, Randy Beavers, and Brian Pendleton.

Honorary pallbearer was Alvin Simpson.

Memorials may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923.

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