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In Memory of

Richard Thomas Cook

June 19, 1960 - September 15, 2017

Obituary


Richard Thomas Cook died Friday, September 15, 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is scheduled for 10:30 am on Friday, October 6, 2017 at:
Pioneer Air Transportation
4630 Hanger Court
Montgomery, AL 36108
Many of Richard's days were spent in and around the airplane hangar so it seemed fitting to plan his memorial there. Richard is survived by a sister: Beatrice Creamer of Fruitland Park, FL and a brother: Joseph Cook of Ewing, NJ. His life touched many so he leaves behind a number of close friends.
In Montgomery,...

Richard Thomas Cook died Friday, September 15, 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is scheduled for 10:30 am on Friday, October 6, 2017 at:
Pioneer Air Transportation
4630 Hanger Court
Montgomery, AL 36108
Many of Richard's days were spent in and around the airplane hangar so it seemed fitting to plan his memorial there. Richard is survived by a sister: Beatrice Creamer of Fruitland Park, FL and a brother: Joseph Cook of Ewing, NJ. His life touched many so he leaves behind a number of close friends.
In Montgomery, Richard was known as a pilot and a mechanic that could fix most anything. His resume' was peppered with all sorts of experience. From fighting fires to serving as a park ranger, his activities shaped him into the man known as Richard Cook.
Excerpts from his past follow:
A full time flight instructor with primary and advanced students
". release of sterile insects using Cessna 206's and B58"
Chief flight instructor for Marion Military Academy
Pilot and Command for a Leer Jet
An FFA inspector for aircraft
A park ranger who performed wildland firefighting
And the list goes on..
The friends and personnel of Pioneer Air Transportation would appreciate your shared thoughts and condolences through the on line guest book of White Chapel-Greenwood Funeral Home.