Robert Millard Cook
Mr. Robert “Bob” Millard Cook passed away Monday September 12, 2011 at Mountain View Hospital in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
He enjoyed time with his family and friends, playing tennis and working in the landscape lighting industry.
He is survived by his son and daughter and their spouses, Robert & Nora Castro of Las Vegas, NV and Callie & Richard Ferrari of Fairfield, CT. He is also survived by his brother, sister-in-law, niece, nephew, Mr. Thomas & Carol Cook of Arlington, TX, and Mrs. Caren Lee & Mr. Darrin Cook. His former wife and friend, Ms. Sherri Cook of Birmingham, AL also survives him.
He was born in Dallas, Texas to Thomas and Evelyn Garrett Cook on November 2, 1946. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1969 and served in Vietnam and Indochina. He was honorably discharged from the Army at the rank of Sergeant. His personal decorations include: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Air Medal, Bronze Star Medal with “V” device, Army Commendation Medal with “I” device, Combat Infantry Badge, 1 O/S bar and the good conduct medal. and he served in the 1st Calvary Division, H Co., 75th INF.
He was a beloved father, friend, veteran, and his wonderful sense of humor and compassion will be missed.
A memorial service for family and friends will be held at La Paloma Funeral Services in Las Vegas on Wednesday September 14, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. At his request, he will be cremated, and his remains will be placed at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery in Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the USO. https://www.uso.org/donate/
The interment service with military honors will be held at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery on Friday, Oct. 21 at 11:15 a.m. Additional information can be found at: http://www.cem.va.gov/