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Mr. Thomas Hilton Cook
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home
Mr. Thomas Hilton Cook
BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mr. Thomas Hilton Cook, age 71, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at Ogeechee Area Hospice after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving wife and kids.
    Mr. Cook was a 1965 graduate of Pleasant High School in Marion, Ohio. He worked as a railroad trainman for 20 years and then as a sheet rocker, retiring after 30 years of service.
    Mr. Cook enjoyed fishing, watching football on television, spending time and cooking out with his family and friends and the companionship of his little dog, Angelpoo.
    He is preceded in death by his parents, Louise D. and Thomas E. Cook; and former wife, Cathy Cook.
    Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Wilma Cook, Brooklet; daughters, Anngie Donaldson, Brooklet; Abbie Thompson (Matt), Sylvania; Tonya Kicklighter (Steve), Brooklet; sons, Tom Cook (Janice), Statesboro; Tim Cook, Ohio; stepsons, James Brown and Jeffrey Brown, both of Ohio; sister, Candice Chillik, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Visitation will be held Thursday 2-4 p.m. at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
    Following visitation, the funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with the Reverend Patrick McElveen officiating. Burial will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
    Serving as pallbearers will be Allen Deloach, Kelly Thompson, Justin Donaldson, Steve Kicklighter Jr., Elrod and Frank Hulsey.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 515 Denmark Street, Statesboro, GA 30458; or Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
    Please visit our online memorial at to sign the guestbook and share fond memories with the Cook family.
    Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, November 1, 2018
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