Clifford Walton Cook

Clifford Walton Cook, 81, of Axtell, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his residence.

Funeral Service: 2PM Friday, February 16th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kerry Groce officiating. Burial will follow at Axtell Cemetery.

Visitation: 6 to 8PM Thursday, February 15th, at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Clifford was born August 25, 1936 in Gholson to Alton and Ruby Lee (Headen) Cook. He served in the U.S. Army honorably for more than two years. He served as patrol officer for City of Hurst Police Department for 10 years. He then worked 25 years for Texas Highway Department, retiring in May 1994. After retirement, he and Dianne delivered Tymco product for 10 years throughout the U.S. while enjoying many sites. He was a member of American Legion Post 121. He and Dianne were co-superintendents of McLennan County Junior Livestock Show- Rabbit Division for 34 years up until the time of his passing.

Clifford was preceded in death by daughter, Beverly Cook; grandson, Corey Cook; brother, Jerry Cook; and his parents.

Survivors include wife, Dianne Cook of Axtell; son, Jay Cook and wife Valerie of FL; grandchildren, Randall, Jason, James, Raymond, and Jessica; great-grandchildren, Brooke, Logan, and Quin; and brothers, Kenneth Cook and wife Anna of Crawford, Mickey Cook and wife Loretta of Waco, Leslie Cook and wife Kay of Axtell, and Paul Cook and wife Jimmie of Axtell.

Memorial contributions may be made to McLennan County Junior Livestock Show- Rabbit Division, P.O. Box 183, Axtell, TX 76624.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home and Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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  1. I’m so sorry to hear! I’m going to miss him waving at me and Just the sweetest man! See you later Clifford! Say hi to Floyd!

  2. So sorry for our families loss. He was one of my favorite uncles. He was a wonderful man. He will be missed by many. He is up in heaven having a good time with Beverly and Dad. Love you guys and see you soon.

  3. Pam and Don Frady :

    We are just heartbroken about Clifford. I will miss him getting on the phone and saying “Hello, baby”, his big old bear hugs, and his laugh. I’ll bet he and Bubba are talking about the crazy things they did, baking potatoes on the rocks, and eating Wolf Brand Chili. Dianne, Jay, Val and the rest if the family, our hearts ache for you. Love to you all.

  4. Oh Cliff I know what a great reunion you are having right now with Bev and Floyd. You go rest high on that moutain. Tell them all how much I love and miss you all. Till we meet again. I will take care of the raccoon. ❤🔩❤

  5. Randy (Mrs. Lonnie) White :

    My deepest sympathy for your loss. My prayers are with you at this really sad time.

  6. I am so sorry it’s a difficult situation. My prayers will b with you. Love jimbo

  7. Michelle Mullins :

    You guys have bee there for me in so many way .Diane I know he is in a better place no more suffering. He’s in Heaven with his precious Berverly and Bert Jay don’t you worry I’m coming home soon and I will be Diane’s rock Love you guys Rest in pease Clifford

  8. Susie -Dave Eller :

    My deepest sympathy and condolences for t
    Your loss ! I really never got the chance to meet Cl Clifford but watching this beautiful tribute to his life is just beautiful ‘ I want to say I’m sorry for your loss to Jay and Val and family toDanile Peterson and son-in-law Randy Peterson i’m so happy that my grandchildren got to meet this wonderful man they called great grandpa ! May God give you and your family the strength to get through these hard times !

  9. Robert & Derbera Mullins :

    Dianne and Family,
    Clifford fought the good fight and kept the faith. We’ll treasure the precious memories we share. We’re praying our
    Heavenly Father will embrace Clifford in His arms and provide strength and comfort to you and family during this
    difficult time.
    With heartfelt sympathy and love.

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