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Richard Cook Obituary

June 19, 2020

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MACOMB, IL – Retired Western Illinois University Utilities and Maintenance Repairman Richard L. Cook, of Plymouth, IL, passed away Wednesday, June 17.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of life will be held at 19585 Williams Creek Road in Plymouth at 6 p.m. Friday, June 26.

Cook began working at WIU in November 1990 and retired in April 2010.

He is survived by two daughters, Lisa and Cristy; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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