John Walter Cook, 92, of Ocala, FL, previously of Zephyrhills, FL, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. He was born in Wall, PA to William and Gladys Hoover. John was a US army veteran, inducted March 20, 1951 and transferred to the Army Reserve March 4, 1953. He was honorably discharged on November 5, 1956. He worked as an electrician.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Betty Carolyn Cook, daughter Kathryn Diane Lail and husband Charles, grandson Gregory Bruce Lail and wife Amanda, great granddaughter Ava Evelyn Lail, granddaughter Renee Lail Border and husband Spencer, great grandsons Graham Charles Border and Beckett Thomas Border, daughter Sandra Lynn Jackson (husband George deceased) and partner Jon Marek, granddaughter Kristen Lynn Jackson, and Dylan Marek.
John was laid to rest on Friday, September 9, 2022, 930am at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL with military honors by US Army and the Marion County Honor Guard.