Stephen Thomas Cook

stephen cook

October 18, 1958 ~ December 16, 2022

Born in: Cleburne, TX
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Stephen Thomas Cook, 64, died Friday, December 16, 2022, at the Hospice Solace Center.

Stephen was born October 18, 1958, in Cleburne, TX, to the late Rev. Thomas E. and Norma Faye Brake Cook. He attended Montreat-Anderson College and graduated in 1978 with an Associate Arts Degree. He was an active member and toured with their chorale group The General Assembly. Stephen was a member of Oak Forest Presbyterian Church and he enjoyed home renovations with his partner, Thomas Van Blaricom.

In addition to Tom, he is survived by his brothers, Vance Cook (Angela) and Erwin Cook (Dennis Oliver); a niece Tanya Feinleib (Devin Kelly) and nephews, Austin Cook and Tyler Cook. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gordon Cook.

A private family service and interment will be at Oak Forest Presbyterian Church Cemetery.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. I find it hard to believe you are gone just as I find it hard to call you anything except “Cookie”. I treasure the good times we had at Montreat! May you rest in eternal peace 🙏🏽

  2. Steve, many years have passed since you were in Dallas. You were always a wonderful person and good soul. May you Rest In Peace. May your family be granted peace as they celebrate your life.

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