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“So sorry for your loss For comfort & peace of mind that Michael is no longer in pain. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jeff Chapman - Morganton, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Mike and I spent a lot of time together years ago hiking and fishing. I always enjoyed his company and we always had a...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: wynn justice - nebo, NC - Friend

“Oh Adria, I'm so sorry. I didn't know Mike was sick. I saw you both last at daddy's receiving last May (SJ). He was a great guy!! My thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Rhonda Petersen - Morganton, NC

“Mike was a friend that would do anything for anybody. We went to school to gather. Hung out in front of Hennessee store. Just saw Mike at Table Rock...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Gary Rich - Glen Alpine, NC

“Mike was a great man. I met him at our SCV/MC meeting. I'm not good at this so i will say he was my best friend, and will miss him. Tell we meet...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Carol Whitlock - Belmont, NC

“Adria and sorry to hear of Mike's are in my thoughts and prayers ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Tracy Johnson - Morganton, NC

Mr. Michael Eugen Cook, 63, of Morganton passed away Tuesday October 9, 2018 at his home, following a period of declining health.
Mike was born February 4, 1955 in Burke County, raised by the late Rosa Lee Jordan Cook and J. Cook. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. Following his time in the service he was a deputy sheriff for the Burke County Sheriff's Department. He enjoyed hunting and fishing; was a co-founder of Cripple Construction, The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Mechanized Calvary, Burke County K-9 Search Team, Animal Control, Glen Alpine Fire Department, Burke County Rescue Squad, and Lake James Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife, Adria Greene Cook of the home; children, Cozette Townsend and husband Phil of Glen Alpine, Jason Cook and fiancé Jackie Nalley of Morganton, and April Cook and fiancé Dustin Burns of the home; grandchildren, Summer, Angelica, Chadisey, Winter, Autumn, Dustin, Landon, Terry, Skyler, Summerlyn, Aponi , Joseph, Savannah, Anna, and Jessica; his mother, Alice Franklin; sisters, Janet Lloyd and husband Bobby, Joyce Perkins and husband Michael, and Jane Benfield and husband Tommy; nephews, Allen "Jake the Snake", Thomas, Michael, Heath, T.J., Julian and Dakota; niece Elizabeth; and special friend T.B. Correll.
The family will receive friends Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM at Heritage Funeral Service.
Military Honors will follow the visitation and be presented by the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care at 1721 Enon Rd. Valdese, NC 28690.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the Cook family.