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Daryl Lee Cook

July 20, 1946 — May 5, 2022

Obituary For Daryl Lee Cook

Daryl Lee Cook, 75, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Thursday May 5, 2022, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. He was born on July 20, 1946, in Marshall, MO the son of Ralph H. Cook and Drucilla I. (Hanning) Cook, who preceded him in death.

He was united in marriage to Sandra J. Wasson for forty years, who survives of the home.

Daryl was a 1964 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. Following high school, he enlisted into the United States Navy. He served his country honorably from 1965 until 1971 during the Vietnam War and served aboard the Destroyer USS Power. Daryl attained the rank of Gunners Mate 3rd Class. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Daryl worked at Alcan Cable. He started as a machine operator and worked his way up to Shift Electrician and retired after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Sedalia American Legion Post #642 and volunteered for the Sedalia Police Department Auxiliary as a Sergeant and Lieutenant for many years. Daryl enjoyed fishing, hunting, walking out at State Fair Community College with friends, and going to the local farmer's market.

Along with his wife, he is survived by several cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Juanita (Utt) Cook; two aunts, Mary Virginia Cook and Shirley Cook; and an uncle, Morris Cook.

A graveside service and burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Crown Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Dave Bannister officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the United State Navy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer, or to a charity of the donor's choice in the care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

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