Roosevelt Kelly Cook, 76 of Beaver Falls, departed this life on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Born on August 23 1945 in Birmingham, Alabama, he was the son of the late Roosevelt & Artelia Cook.
Roosevelt was a United States Army Veteran who fought in the Vietnam War. Roosevelt was a Truck Driver for many years and was a great provider for his family. He loved entertaining, often hosting picnics and family gatherings. He was always cooking on the grill and he made the best BBQ sauce ever! After retiring, he really enjoyed gardening. He grew all sorts of unique vegetables and was extremely proud of the large sizes he would produce. Roosevelt was a huge fan of the Steelers and the UConn Women’s basketball team.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his devoted, loving wife of 53 years, Patricia Ann Cook, his sister, Yvonne Kelly, and his nephew Wardell Kelly.
He leaves to cherish his memory, three sons, Jerry Cook, Roosevelt “Monnie” (Racquel) Cook, and Dennis (Shannon) Cook. Eight grandsons, Tyler, Cody, Jerry, Devin, Caiden, Zachary, Jacob, and Bryson Cook. Granddaughter, Sydney Cook. Great-grandsons, Isaiah and Zion, and Great-granddaughter, Naomi. One sister, Mary Louise Cleckley as well as a host of sisters and brothers n laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Friend will be received on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. followed by a Homegoing service at Washington Funeral Home & Cremation, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls PA. Minister, Racquel Cook officiating.