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Dendron Volunteer Fire Department
Saturday August 1st, 2020

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Charles W Cook

Charles W. Cook of Dendron, VA passed away into the loving arms of our savior on July 28, 2020, surrounded by his loving wife and family, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer.  He was a son of the late Charlie and Lizzie Cook. He was predeceased by a grandson, Austin Spiers and brothers, Clarence, Billy, Bobby, Johnny and Harold. 

Charles was a self-employed general contractor for approximately 60 years with his son Chuck and son-in-law Lee by his side. He was a true craftsman in his trade. He enjoyed new construction, remodeling, making cabinets and furniture. He could create whatever he visioned. He was a deacon of Dendron Baptist Church. He was an honorary member of Dendron Volunteer Fire Department after many years of active service. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 63 years, Janice; son, Charles (Chuck) W. Cook, Jr.; daughters, Diane Young (Keith), Wanda Pittman (Kenny), Celeste Spiers (Lee); “doggie daughter” Lillie Bell; cats, Bootsy and Kelly too; nine grandchildren, Christina Wallace (Jeremiah), Melissa Lemons, Leonard Young, Brandon Eggleston (Melany), Britney Aultman (Chris), Brianne Pittman, Amanda Adams (Justin), Justin Spiers, Miranda Spiers; sixteen great-grandchildren; brothers Donald Cook (Janice) of Portland, Indiana , Mason Cook
(Bernice) of Ivor, VA,  Glenn Cook (Paulette) of Windsor, VA   

A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11AM in the Dendron Volunteer Fire Department, by Rev. David Barlow. Burial will follow in the Cook Family Cemetery. Charles will be available for viewing on Thursday and Friday from 9AM to 5PM in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to Dendron Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 155 Dendron, VA 23839. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.


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Janice, Praying for you and family at this time. Wish we and Dad could be at the service on Saturday. Thinking of you all and praying for the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Steve Bradshaw May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Janice I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. My heart is breaking for you. Sending you a big hug n prayers that God will comfort you during these difficult days n the days to come.

Sandra Stephenson May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Were sorry for the loss of a wonderful man. Our prayers and sincere condolences for the family.

Larry and Angela Gootee May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Mrs Janice-I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family.

Kristy Gray May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Janice and family, Our hearts go out to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all and give you peace. We love you Janice, and if there is anything that any of us can do for you or your family, don't hesitate to let us know. This comes to your entire family from your "peanut family".

Teresa Byrd May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Janice, our hearts and prayers go out to you and the family . Charles was a good man may he Rest In Peace in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior. Nick and Joan

Joan and Nick Cook May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Janice,and family, so sad to hear this news.prayers for comfort.

Janine Kennedy May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Janice and family: I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with yall at this time.

Dale Fuss May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Janice, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

Mary spiers May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Janice and family, So very sorry to hear of Charles passing. My prayers are with you at this difficult time. So enjoyed my travels with you two, many memories. May God comfort you and your family. RIP Charles Brenda Stephenson

Brenda Stephenson May 13 2021 12:00 AM

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