In Loving Memory of John Phillip Cook Jr.: 1963-2021


John Phillip Cook Jr., 58 years old of Yelm, Washington passed away on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. He was born on April 27, 1963 in Tacoma.

John graduated from Yelm High School in 1981. He joined the Air Force in 1983, where he served four years at FairChild Air Force Base in Spokane. He worked for over 10 years in the delivery courier service industry in the Seattle area.

John was with his life partner for 15 years. They enjoyed traveling with their trailer and spent many years camping and being campground hosts at various campgrounds across many states. John loved playing softball, camping, driving and going on adventures, rocking out to Lynyrd Skynyrd, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends. John loved his family more than anything else. Visiting and playing with his children and grandchildren is what he enjoyed most in life. John was known for his big smile, kind heart, friendly personality and playful manner.

John was preceded in death by his father John Cook Sr. He is survived by his mother Myrna; sister Marla; children Rebecca and John III (Carene); grandchildren Lilly, Ryleigh, Jaxson, and Xoi; niece Marissa; and his life partner Alana, her children and grandchildren.