Michael Cook, Jr.

Michael Cook, Jr., 32, of Waco, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be 7PM Monday, February 10th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Bailey officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Michael was born in Waco on May 21, 1981 to Beverly Ann (Jay) and Michael Cook, Sr. He loved fishing and being a big kid amongst his own children and his nieces and nephews. Michael was an assistant manager at Sonic Drive-In.

Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Ann (Jay) Cook; maternal grandmother, JoAnn Harcrow Jay; paternal grandparents, Francis Marrs and John "Jack" Cook, Jr.; uncle, John E. Cook III, and cousin, James Cook, Jr.

Survivors include his father, Michael Cook, Sr.; sister, Ashley Cook and husband, Fred Cramer; brother, Ty Jay; fiance, Deonna Ridgeway; children, Audrey, Heaven and Matthew; grandfather, H.B. Jay; aunts and uncles, Tammy and James Cook, Kathy and Gary Goff, Carla and John Hines; aunt, Donna Yglecias; and nieces and nephews, Anthony Cook and Angel Cramer and Ty Jay, Jr. and Tori Jay, all of Waco.

Honorary pallbearers are Ross Bishop, Brian George and Joey Yglecias.

The family would like to thank Ronnie and Vonda Ridgeway, Michael’s fishing buddy and wife; Ross and Dana Bishop, childhood friend and wife; Brian and Shelby George; and friends and family for their support during this difficult time.

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  1. Dear Cook Family & Deonna,
    prayers and thoughts are always there to help you through the days ahead

  2. To the family of Mike Cook:
    I am so sorry to hear about Mike and will keep each of you in my thoughts and in my prayers. Although we are always sad when someone dear is taken from us, we will always have wonderful memories of them in our hearts forever. My prayers go out to each of you.

  3. Elizabeth Waldie

    Ty Jay Jr.,
    I am so sorry about the loss of your uncle. Sending prayers to you and your family.


  4. Sorry for your loss, you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Dear Mike Cook Family & Deonna,

    We know mere words cannot express the sorrow your family feels losing this great man. We can only pray that our loving God will comfort you as only he can do. We pray that God will ease your grief and give you peace. May the Grace of God bless you and keep you.

    The Moore’s: LB, Willie Dean, Linda, Sandy, and Ronda

  6. My prayers are with the family and friends of Michael and im so sorry for your loss …Michael was a good man and he was so funny …i didnt know him very well but i know that he touched lots of lifes …RIP Michael….Now your an angel in the heavens ….

  7. Ashley,
    So sorry to hear about your brother. I am praying for your family through this hard time.

  8. Mike Cook & Family Our prayers and thoughts are with you and family. Terry,Tricia&Emily Parker

  9. My thoughts and prayers are with yalls family in this so very sad time..may God bless and look over this precious family as they grieve the loss of their loved one.

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