Melvin O’Neal Cook, Sr., 67, of Milton, North Carolina passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at SOVAH Health of Danville. He was born October 5, 1953, in Martinsville, Virginia to the late William I. Cook Sr., and Beulah Gilbert Cook. He enjoyed basketball and was a star basketball player for Fieldale Collinsville. He also enjoyed cooking, dancing, telling jokes and spending time with family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Ann Fontaine, Carolyn V. Cook, and Gwendelyn Cook; brothers, William I. Cook Jr., and James E. Cook.
Mr. Cook is survived by his daughters, Lecretia Sellers (Bobby), Ebony Graves (Jamie); son, Melvin O. Cook, Jr. (Shavon), sisters, Jackie Mosley, Penny Parker; brothers, Michael D. Cook, Sr. (De De), Marvin D. Cook, Sr. (Leslie), Rickey Cook, Tyrone Witcher; seven grandchildren; better half, Annette Wade; and fur baby Remy.
There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 11:00 A. M. at Carver Memorial Gardens with Pastor David Martin of Inheritors Ministries officiating. A floating visitation will be Monday, February 1, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Wright Funeral Service Chapel.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net