Palmer W. Cook, 71, of Albemarle, passed away Sunday May 6, 2018 in CHS-Stanly. His memorial service will be 2 PM Saturday May 12, 2018 in the Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care Chapel of Albemarle with Rev. Keith Walters officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Stanly County DAV.
Palmer was born May 25, 1946 in Stanly County, NC and was the son of the late Joe Clabern Cook and Johnsie Mae Talbert Cook. He was a former employee of Phillip Morris of Concord, NC. Mr. Cook was a Veteran of the U.S. Airforce. Palmer loved gardening and loved his cats Toby and Buddy.
Mr. Cook is survived by his wife Sheila Cook of the home. Other survivors include four sons Palmer W. Cook, Jr. of Little Town, PA, Brian Cook of Morrisville, NC, Clabern Cook and Phillip Cook both of Granite Quarry, NC; four daughters Lisa C. Morgan of Salisbury, NC, Mary Cook of Carnagie, PA, Sarah Batten of China Grove, NC, Hannah Cook of Morrisville, NC; three brothers Roy Wesley Cook of Salisbury, NC, Robert Thomas Cook of Norwood, NC and John Garry Cook of Kannapolis, NC, a sister Patricia Ann Fraley of Albemarle, NC and three grandchildren Dusty Morgan, Jr., Felisaty Morgan and Hunter Cook.
Memorials may be made to Stanly County Humane Society, 2049 Badin Road, Albemarle, NC 28001.