In Loving Memory

Richard Wayne Cook, d. November 27, 2018



In Loving Memory
November 21, 1951 – November 27, 2018

Richard Wayne Cook, a native of Lewes, DE and a resident of Daphne, AL, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the age of 67.

After graduating from Cape Henlopen in 1970, Richard worked in construction and then as a small business owner.  He loved racing stock cars at the dirt track, watching Nascar and fishing.  Richard will be sorely missed by his family.

Richard was preceded in death by his father, Frank; his mother, Ethel Cook; siblings, Bobby, Mildred, Catherine, Bucky, Gene and Mary Lou.  He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Sharon Parsons Cook; children, Richard Cook, II (Jody) of Milford, DE, Jennifer Ziolkowski (Jesse) of Stapleton, AL, Melissa Rugg of Daphne, AL and Keith Cook of Seaford, DE; grandchildren, Kayra, Emili, Nicholas, Alexis, Jordan, Nathan, Jamilyn and Landon; three great-grandchildren, siblings, Molly Ann Wyckoff (Buddy), Mickey Cook (Pam), Debbie Hardy (Robert) and Danny Cook (Sherri); his future daughter-in-law, Katie Watson, and her son, Gauge; future son-in-law, Casey Cockrell and his son, Carter; twenty nieces and nephews and their families; along with other family members and friends.

Richard will be laid to rest next to his mother and sister in Georgetown, DE.  Melson Funeral Services will perform the graveside service and burial of his ashes.  A memorial service will follow.  Date and time to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to

Online condolences for the family may be made at  Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.


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