Rodney's Story

CLEARWATER, FL - Rodney Cooke, 77, of Clearwater, Fl, passed away on August 10, 2015. He was born on August 8, 1938, in Bangor, Maine, the son of Robert and Muriel Cooke.

He attended school in Bangor, Maine, and served over 20 years in the U.S. Army, mostly in the Military Police, and retired a SSgt in 1977. During his time in the Army, he served in Korea, Europe and Vietnam. In retirement he was an avid golfer in the Clearwater area.

He is survived by his daughter, Rayleen Berry of Topsham, ME; two brothers, Garth of Beavercreek, OH, and Phillip of Martinsburg, WV; and two grandchildren.

A burial ceremony will be conducted at Bay Pines National Cemetery, 1000 Bay Pines Boulevard North, St. Petersburg, FL, at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, August 21. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Covenant House Headquarters, 461 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001.
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