Robert Allen Cook Jr.

Born: Fri., Jan. 5, 1945
Died: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019

Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Sat., Apr. 27, 2019
Location: Pendleton Eagles Lodge

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Robert (Robbie) A. Cook, Jr., 74, of Pendleton died January 12, 2019.  He was born January 5, 1945 in Billings, Montana to Robert A. and Mary Wynn Cook.  He graduated from Pendleton High School in 1963.  After graduation, he attended college where he studied liberal arts.  On February 26, 1965, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps.  While in the military, he attained the rank of Lance Corporal and earned numerous medals; National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device, and the Rifle Sharpshooter Badge for the M-14.  After serving 6 years, he was discharged on February 3, 1971.  He enjoyed playing golf, trap shooting, gardening and woodworking.

Survivors include his daughter, Tylene; sister, Candy; brother, Brett; twin granddaughters; nephew, several nieces and close friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of life with military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Pendleton Eagles Lodge, 428 Main Street, Pendleton.

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Joni Zaklan
   Posted Mon January 21, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Raley and Jackie Peterson
   Posted Wed January 30, 2019
Good bye, old friend. You will be missed.

   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
So sorry to see this bad news. I have many, many fond memories of Robbie. Every time our paths crossed he beamed that unforgettable big smile. His loss is sincerely felt.

Morrie McCormmach

Dave Webb
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
Sorry to hear of Robs passing he was a great guy

Ruthie (Horning) Dumas
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
Robbie leaves a hole in a lot of peoples' hearts. Rest in peace, Robbie. Thank you so much for your service.

J.R. Cook
   Posted Sun February 03, 2019
A man who truly LIVED! If you took the time to listen when he spoke you learned something about real life. I hope there’s Hamms in heavan because you deserve a few Robbie!!! I’ll miss ya man!!

Kathy Chapman Larson
   Posted Mon February 04, 2019
I remember Robbie so well. He was much more that my friend Candy’s big brother. He had a smile as big as outdoors. Always looked out for us. Sometimes we were smuggled into the drive-in in the back of the Cook family station wagon. There “might” have been beer. In my day, Robbie was one of the coolest older boys around. So sorry to hear of his loss.

Dick Desler
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with the Cook family. Candy, I never knew your brother. I wish I had. I'm so sorry for your loss. The kind words of his life and service to our country describe a great man. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Jeff Michael
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
I will miss your warm toothless smile my brother. Always will there be a smile in my heart for the times we partied in the late 70's and early 80's and the many years afterward that we recalled those great times. You were a true friend that no matter where we ran into each other we had time to talk and laugh. Rest In peace and I will catch you later.

Paul Thorne
   Posted Sun March 31, 2019
Robbie was a very special classmate and friend. The days were always brighter when he was around, and his smile would light up any room. Special man!

Kathy Simpson
   Posted Wed July 10, 2019
Robbie Robbie Robbie.... so very sorry to read this. I remembering slapping your face when you pinched my butt while serving you a drink at the Temple hotel years & years ago when you first returned from touring with the Grateful Dead. I also remember you visiting my desk & chatting years later while working at the courthouse. Everyone adorned you. You made me an oak stand for my computer monitor which I actually still have. So so sorry to hear of your passing.... you were "one of the good ones" Robbie..... Kathy

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