Cedric Larry Cooke

April 28, 1937 - December 18, 2020

04/28/1937 - 12/18/2020

Past Services

Monday December 21, 2020
Potecasi Baptist Church Cemetery
3264 N Carolina 35
Woodland, NC 27897

WOODLAND- Cedric Larry Cooke, age 83, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC.

Cedric was born on April 28, 1937 in Hertford County, North Carolina, to the late Claude Ralph Cooke and Vannie Blowe Cooke. He was a truck driver for E.B. Lassiter Lumber Company in Potecasi and retired from NCDOT.  He loved playing softball with the Potescasi Possum and Mooring Woodworkers teams. Cedric was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Along with his parents, Cedric was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan C. Joyner; and two sisters, Joyce Ann Cooke and Virginia C. Pearce.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 62 years, Louise V. Cooke; his daughter Betsy C. Davis and husband Phil; grandchildren Jarrett Parker and wife Amy, Ashley Parker, Ryan Davis and Dale Davis, four great-grandchildren Aliah Parker, Destiny Woodley, Wade Parker and Dottie Parker, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A private family celebration of life graveside service will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020, at the Potecasi Baptist Church Cemetery, Potecasi, NC, with Gattis Hodges speaking.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Forest Rest Home, 3277 NC Hwy. 35, Potecasi, NC 27867 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Cooke family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Freddie and Barbara Outland
3 years ago

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Denise Helms
3 years ago

Louise and family, so sorry for your loss. May you find rest in Christ and precious memories.

Angela Blanton
3 years ago

Louise and Betsy,.
I am so sorry to hear about Cedric passing. I am so glad that I had the privilege of being his flagger for the asphalt crew. He was a very nice man. Ms Louise you and Betsy are in my thoughts and prayers.

Angela Blanton
3 years ago

Ms. Louise And Betsy
I am so sorry to hear about Cedric passing. I am so glad that I had the privilege of working as his flagger with the Dot. Cedric was a very nice person. .Ms Louise you and Betsy will be in my thoughts and prayers .Rip Cedric .

Donnie Harrell
3 years ago

sorry to hear about Cedric raised up together plaid a lot of ball games a good friend

Ellen Parker
3 years ago

I was sorry to hear bout Cedric and hope Louise is finding peace in this turbulent world. My mother thought the world of Louise an all her help.

Bishop J. C. Watford
3 years ago


Bishop J. C. Watford
3 years ago

Imagine my shock of hearing of the untimely demise of Elizabeth. She was a loving friend who did not judge. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. My prayer is that GOD will comfort and strengthen her family and friends as we learn to go on without her.

Kay Edwards
3 years ago

Louise, our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your dear Cedric. May God grant you peace, comfort and strength in the days ahead. Love to you and family, Kay and Ronald Edwards