Ricky D. Cook, was born August 15, 1948 to Calvin Smullen and Rosalie Batson. On Sunday, October 06, 2019, he transitioned this life at the Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware.
Ricky worked as a carpenter for many years. He received many medals during his time of active duty in the United States Army: National Defense Service Medal, Parachute Badge 82nd Airborne, Vietnam Campaign Medal, 60 Device Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Cross Medal, Sharp Shooter Badge, and The Good Conduct Medal.
Ricky leaves to cherish his memory: his loving children, Charlene Gould (Andre) and Ricky Cook; siblings, Victor Batson, George Batson, Martin Batson, Kenneth Batson, Cynthia Houston, Annette Showell and Michelle Hayward; nine grandchildren, Markeshia Gould, Tamara Gould, Ahmad Cook, Ahmier Cook, Yazmin Cook, Zakiyah Cook, Iyanna Cook, Malachi Cook, Sarai Cook, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Bethel United Methodist Church, 3426 Harper Road, Federalsburg, Maryland 21632, where there will be a viewing from 9:00 am - 10:45 am.
His interment will be in Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery, 6827 E. New Market Ellwood Road, Hurlock, Maryland 21643.
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