Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

August 12, 2013

William Loyd Cook

William Loyd Cook, 53, passed away of natural causes at his residence on Aug. 10, 2013.

Loyd was born June 19, 1960, to Bill and Sammye Cook in Corsicana. He was a 1978 graduate of Terrell High School. He had been a news reporter for the past 15 years. He was employed by the Kaufman Herald for the past three years and also worked for the Brownsboro Statesman, the Kerens Tribune and the Corsicana Daily Sun. Loyd loved the written word. He loved to read and he loved to write. It was important to him to report the truth, and to entertain and make his readers think with his columns.

He was predeceased by his wife Joanne Cook; parents, Bill and Sammye Cook; and sister, Lisa Cook Goss.

He is survived by one daughter, Carla Cook Unberhagen and husband Clay; sons, Bobby Boucher and Billy Spears; and sister, Lori Hobbs and husband Johnny; five grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Paschal Funeral Home in Kerens.

Funeral services are 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at Paschal’s Funeral Home in Kerens with the Rev. Wes Johnson officiating. Pallbearers will be Johnny Hobbs, Sammy Hobbs, Stephen Hobbs, Clay Unberhagen, Bobby Boucher and Billy Spears.

Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home, Kerens.

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