Services for Richard Cook, 39, Media, PA, will be at 2 pm Monday July 16th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Richard passed away Monday, July 2, 2012 in Media, PA.
He was born June 20, 1973, in Ottawa, KS, the son of Robert and wife Barry Cook, and Jeannie and husband Walker Hendrix. He graduated from Ottawa High School in 1991 and earned the following degrees: English Literature from the University of Kansas in 1996, Health Information Technology from Washburn University in 2009, and was accepted into the Health Information Management graduate degree program at Drexel University this 2012.
Richard was employed for eleven years at Lawrence Memorial Hospital before moving to Philadelphia to work as a Health Information Management Supervisor with Kindred Hospital. He was currently employed at Hahnemann University Hospital.
He will be lovingly remembered. Richard was an avid fan of both the Jayhawks and the Pittsburg Steelers. He had an incredible passion and appreciation for music and literature.
In addition to his parents, other survivors include his grandmothers Alpha Cook of Anthony, Gladys Lane of Ottawa, his sister Stacy, her husband Daniel and their two sons Jonah and Eli Roman, step brothers Ben, Drew, and Will Hendrix, as well as many beloved aunts, uncles, and cousins.
The family has requested donations be made in Richard’s memory to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of the funeral home.