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JOSEPH EDWARD "EDDIE" COOKE

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Joseph Edward “Eddie” Cooke passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at Norfolk Sentara Hospital.  Eddie was born August 4, 1959 in Roanoke Rapids, NC to John W Cooke, Sr. and Audrey Hux Cooke.  He was the second of four children. Eddie graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School in 1977 where he was an honor student, 3-sport athlete, and a member of many service clubs.  In 1982 he earned a degree in Business/Managerial Economics from North Carolina State University.  He was also a graduate of the NC School of Banking. His career in banking began in Ahoskie, NC soon after graduation.  He continued working in the banking sector after transferring to the Outer Banks in the early 2000’s, and continued there until earlier this year. Eddie had many good friends and co-workers over the years for which he was very appreciative.  He was quiet and unassuming, hard working, and uncomplaining even in sickness.  In short, he was known by all as a great man.

In 2014, he married his soul mate, wife, Donna.  She and their sons, Zachary and Jacob Robins, along with their two dogs, Sophie and Bella, filled his life with much joy and happiness. He is survived by his brothers, John (Darlene) and Jamie; sister, Angie Himmel (David); aunts Peggy Hudson (Bill) and Barbara Ann Privette; two nieces, Alyson and Faith; nephew, Bryan and many cousins.

A fall Memorial Service will be set at a later date to celebrate the life of Eddie. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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#3 Dianne Kotasenski 2020-06-19 02:16
So very sorry for your loss. My heart breaks to hear of your husband's passing Donna. So sorry.
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#2 Sherry Sharpe 2020-06-14 14:05
My heart breaks for you Donna. May the wonderful memories of your time with Eddie bring you lasting comfort. You’re a strong woman and will weather this storm. ❤️
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#1 Mary Alice Birch 2020-06-07 22:26
Donna - I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Eddie. He was an amazing gentleman. It was such a shock to see and I know a great shock you in his loss. Love and prayers to you and your family.
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