Charles "Chuck" H. Cook, Jr., 65, passed away at the Fannin Regional Hospital on November 1, 2021. Chuck was proceeded in death by his parents, Charles, H. Cook, and Betty Jean Greene Cook. Chuck was raised in the Marines as his father served in the United States Marine Corps as a C130 Crew Chief and a Chief Warrant Officer. He was very fortunate to live in many areas of the United States. But, he would tell you that the best of those places was when his family moved to the McCaysville/Copperhill area.
Chuck studied at the University of Georgia which he loved and was a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity He was an avid Georgia fan and loved to talk about the Dawgs to anyone that would listen. He was also a great golfer enjoying playing the fairways. Mr. Cook was employed with Fannin County and worked for the Fannin County Board of Elections. Chuck was a valued member of the Blue Ridge Kiwanis Club where he enjoyed fellowship and community service. Chuck also was a member of the McCaysville First Baptist Church.
Chuck is survived by the following cousins and their families. John Mark Greene, Jr. (Nancy) and family members Tony Piccalo, Troy Piccalo, Breanna Greene DeMunno, Kaden Rockwood, and Taye French. Beth Greene Towe (Tim) and family members Timothy Towe and Emilee Towe. Sherry Greene Loadholtz (Tex) and family members Ian Flowe, Hannah Loadholtz Miller, and Cole Loadholtz. Chuck is also survived by many dear friends whom he loved and cherished.
The family would like to thank the employees of the Fannin County Courthouse, the Georgia Cancer Specialists, and the medical staff of Fannin Regional Hospital for the endearing love and support given to Chuck during the past several months.
Memorial services for Mr. Cook are scheduled for Friday, November 12, 2021, at 3 pm, from the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in McCaysville, Georgia with Rev. Matthew McDaniel officiating, along with eulogies given by Mike Freeman, Jim Bridges, and Dr. Jennifer Jones. Interment will follow in the Crestlawn Cemetery. The family will be visiting with friends at the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 2 pm until the memorial service hour of 3 pm.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Chuck's memory to the North Georgia Honor Guard PO Box 2372 Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513.
Arrangements for Mr. Charles "Chuck" H. Cook, Jr., entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of McCaysville, Georgia. You may sign the register book and send condolences to the family at www.cochranservices.com