Mr. Larry Darnell Cooke entered into eternal rest Tuesday, February 21 at Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, SC.
Mr. Larry Darnell Cooke was born in Camden, SC, on July 4, 1954, to Mr. Herbert Cooke, Sr. and Mrs. Willie Mae Cooke.
He was educated in Kershaw County Public Schools. After graduation, he attended Mt. Olive Junior College; then, successfully transferring to Virginia Polytechnic College (Virginia Tech) to finish his basketball career.
In 1976 he was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with their 3 round pick at the 12th position of the draft. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and was formerly married to Mrs. Delores Carter-Cooke.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Camden, SC. Burial will follow at Cedar Memorial Cemetery.
Left to cherish his memories: Children, Terry (Dorian) Campbell of Atlanta, Ga., Tamekia Nicole Cooke, Katrina Monique Cooke both of Columbia, SC; parents, Herbert and Willie Mae Cooke; siblings, Mr. Herbert C. Cooke, Jr (Gearl), Mr. A. Jerome Cooke (Renne) of Camden, SC and Mrs. Eloise Yvonne Braught (Dave) of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Tyson, Chase, Kennedy, Keimoni and Omarion; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral Arrangements has been entrusted to Cooke Funeral Home, Inc.; 1109 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.