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David L. Cooke

May 24, 1944 October 3, 2018
David L. Cooke
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David L. Cooke, 74, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in Hospice of Dayton. He was born on May 24, 1944, in Springfield, the son of the late Ellis L. and Jean B. (McLin) Cooke. David graduated from Springfield South High School in 1962 and went to work at Navistar for a short season before enlisting in the United States Air Force where he served our county in active duty for four years and two years in the reserves. David worked most of his career for the Ohio Public Safety Department and worked in Public Relations for the government. David loved to write and later in life was editor for the New Carlisle Paper. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Anne Cooke. David is survived by his daughter, Theresa (Mark) Mattimore, two granddaughters, Sophie and Zoe; sister, Carol Bell, two brothers: Gary (Sue) Cooke, and Bill (Alicia) Cooke; several nieces and nephews, and special friend, Speranca Szana. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, October 5th, from 12-2:00 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME where his service will begin at 2:00 p.m. following visitation. Burial will be in the Ferncliff Cemetery.


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Visitation

Friday

5

Oct

12:00 PM 10/5/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/5/2018 2:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Celebration Of Life

Friday

5

Oct

2:00 PM 10/5/2018 2:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ferncliff Cemetery Final Resting Place

501 W. McCreight Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504

501 W. McCreight Ave. Springfield 45504 OH
United States
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