William “Eddie” Edward Cook

Published 4:48 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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William “Eddie�� Edward Cook, 82, of Davisville, Fla., passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019, in Pensacola, Fla.

He was born in Chumukla, Fla. on March 26, 1937, to the late Roy W. and Edith Marie Carnley Cook.

He served in the United States Army. He was a retired senior mechanic with Exxon Mobil and had worked for the city of Atmore with the beautification department. He was a member of the Walnut Hill and Century Masonic Lodge. He also was a 32nd degree mason and past grand patron of the Order of The Eastern Star of Florida, which was an elected position.

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He began playing fiddle when he was 8 years old and became a well-known musician during his life.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Leon Cook and Clarence Ray Cook.

He is survived by his wife, Laura Green Cook of Davisville; two sons, Chadwick W. (Tonya Black) Cook of Nokomis and Brady E. (Kay) Cook of Daphne; one brother, Winston Cook of Pace, Fla.; two sisters, Voncile Grant of Pace and Marie (Otis) Joiner of Milton, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held December 3, 2019, at Brooks Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Dale Patterson officiating.

Interment followed in McCullough Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Chris Burkland, Randon Watson, Cordair Cook, Travis Ashcraft, John Wesley Cook and Scottie Cook.

Honorary pallbearers were Ron L. Cook, Greg Crenshaw, Brian Crenshaw, Darrell Crenshaw, Ron Cook and Donnie Grant.

Visitation was held December 2, 2019 from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Eastern Star Service.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.