FARMINGTON – Phillip Dwayne Cook, Sr., 64, passed away February 10, 2018, at home in Ste. Genevieve County. He was born July 14, 1953, in Bakersfield, California to Geneva (Flud) Whitley and the late Floyd Cook. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his wife, Jerry Ann (Mitchell) Cook in December of 2013 and a brother, Larry Dean Cook.
Phil as most knew him, grew up in the San Joaquin Valley of California. In 1987 he moved to Stoddard County, Missouri, and then on to the Farmington, Missouri area. Most of his adult life was spent working in the construction business working primarily with framing, dry wall and painting. Phil loved to paint and had the patience to do so. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, farming and barbequing. He loved his three dogs, Buffy, Chubs and Peppy who he leaves behind.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his three sons, Phillip (Patti) Cook, Jr., Brandon (Corrina Cranmer) Cook and James (Christina) Cook; step-daughter, Lory Ann Cavazos; fourteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; his siblings, Dale Whitley, Daniel Cook, Ricky Gene Cook, Scott Whitley, Roger Whitley, Shelly Whitley, Stacey Whitley and Tammy Whitley; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Friends may call on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Cozean Memorial Chapel from 3 to 4 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. in the Cozean Chapel with Rev. Bryan Smith officiating. Private interment will follow at a later time. Memorials if desired may be made to the Christian Life Church of Farmington. View the tribute video and share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.