Mark Vincent CookeNovember 23rd, 2021
Mark Vincent Cooke, 63, of Fulton, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at his home. He was born in Fulton on September 7, 1958, to Rowena (Mosley) Cooke and the late Charles Edward Cooke. On March 16, 2021, Mark married Dianna (Rinkel) Cooke who survives his passing. Mark graduated from North Callaway High School. For 25 years he worked for National Refractories in Mexico until they closed. He then worked as a forklift driver for Backer's Potato Chip Company until his health made it necessary for him to retire. He enjoyed his job at Backer's. In his spare time, he enjoyed coon hunting, riding mules, and hanging out with his friends. Mark enjoyed watching all sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Chiefs, and Missouri Tigers. In addition to his wife, Dianna, Mark will be lovingly remembered by his mother Rowena; son, Travis Cooke; brother, Edward Cooke; sister, Jennifer Cooke (Michael Bodine) of Columbia; grandchildren, Aleah Cooke, and Levi Cooke; and niece, Tessa Bodine. He was preceded in death by his father; son, Nathan; brothers, Blaine Cooke, Tracy Cooke; and granddaughter, Haley Cooke. A Celebration of Life will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton. Memorial donations are suggested to Maupin Funeral Home for the family, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.