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Richard Daniel Cook

Richard Daniel Cook, 80, husband of Dama Carol Armstrong Cook, died Wednesday May 26, 2021 at his home in Paris, KY.

A native of Bluntsville, IN, he was the youngest son of the late Harvey Kenneth and Helen Virginia Shultz Cook. Richard was a wonderful husband, dad, and grandpa. He was hardworking, generous and kind, and loved to joke and tease. He cherished his family, and put their wants and needs before his own. Richard served as a deacon at the Paris (KY) church of Christ and Fairlawn church of Christ (Muncie, IN), and spent much of his career as a manager at Fleenor Auto Stores.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children, Carey Dee Cook, Bret Daniel (Michelle) Cook, Doug (Susan) Arnold, Greg (Jackie) Arnold and Misty (Jerry) Wise; 13 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; one sister, Virginia (Gene) Bales and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Richard, in addition to his parents was also preceded in death by his first wife of 37 years, Conna Jo Hannon Cook; three brothers, Harold, Dave and Jerry Cook; two sisters, Dona Cooper and Arnetta Burgess.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Wednesday June 2, 2021 at the Meeks Mortuary, Yorktown, IN. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memory Cemetery, Muncie, IN.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 2, 2021 until the hour of service at the funeral home.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main Street., Paris, KY 40361.


The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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