ASHLEY — Earl Anderson Cook, 60, of Ashley passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2021, in Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Earl was born November 22, 1961, in Centralia, the son of Earl Carpenter and Virginia (Mays) Cook.
Earl is survived by three sons: Jason Cook, Josh Cook, and Austin Goldsmith; two daughters: Javanna Soles and Jennifer Cook; four brothers: Joe Cook, John Cook, Clint Cook, and Marty Cook; one sister: Carla Lacey; 19 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Earl was preceded in death by his parents: Earl Carpenter and Virginia Cook and two siblings: James Sullivan and Paula Hubbell.
Earl was a carpenter his whole life. He had a love for tricycles and Harley Davidson motorcycles. He was a great father and redeemed himself as he cared for his youngest son Austin. He will be dearly missed by those that knew him.
Per Earl’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and no public services will be held at this time.
Memorial donations can be made to family and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Cook Family. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page