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Robert N. Cook, 81, of the Butler Community, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in Palestine.  Private family services will be held at a later date. 
Mr. Cook was born January 7, 1936 in Lufkin, TX to parents Claude Denman and Claudia Medford Cook.  He had been a Freestone County resident for 9 years moving from Houston to be with his daughter.  Mr. Cook served in the Army National Guard; he worked as an air traffic controller in Houston and was a retired accountant.  Mr. Cook held Masters Degrees from both the University of Texas and Stephen F. Austin University.  He was an avid Texas Longhorn Fan.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Claude Denman Cook, Jr.
Left to cherish his memory is his children, Teresa Kimball of Butler; Brad Wedell of Killeen, TX; one grandson, Hunter Kimball of Butler; a longtime friend, Lynn Hawkins of Lufkin and a special best friend, Dinky Follett and husband Bear of Butler. 
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