Al Cook, 84, of Ventura, passed away on Monday night, September 20, 2021 after a long, courageous battle with Dementia/Parkinson's.
Al was born on July 1, 1937 in Walnut Park, California and was a Ventura County Resident for the past 78 years. After 4 years of service in the United States Navy, Al worked as a Welder for Ventura Tool Company, and later for OST Truck and Crane.
Al also worked in sales and service for Cook Stabilizers and LOR Oil Tool Company. He was a gifted Craftsman who worked in both Metal and Wood and made beautiful Metal Sculptures.
Al is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joanne Cook; his daughter, Lorri Cox and her husband, Rick, of Ventura; his sons: Charles Cook and his wife, Monica, of Simi Valley, and Bill Cook and his wife Kathy, of Ventura; his brother: Don Cook, of Ventura; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Doc and Helen Cook.
Our special thanks to The Ventura Grand Chateau and to Jhewel and Nelson of Hospice Care of the Valley for the special care they gave to our loved one.
A Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the BOYKO & REARDON TELEGRAPH ROAD MORTUARY & CREMATION, 15 Teloma Drive at Telegraph Road. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 11:00 am. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, Ventura.
In lieu of flowers, please honor Al with a memorial donation to the Parkinson's Disease Association.