Steven Darrell Cook, 55, went to be with our Lord and savior Aug. 20, 2013. He was born in Pampa, Texas on Oct. 11, 1957.
Steve grew up in Pampa and Borger and later moved to Clarendon before starting his missionary work in many foreign countries. Steve was a pastor and missionary for pray house. Steve found his true calling building a prayer house and teaching Christianity for more than six years in Jericho, Israel. He was residing in Jericho, Israel at the time of his passing. He was proceeded in death by his grandparents George and Lula Cook, Lee and Lila Richardson, Sally Boswell and his father Darrell Cook.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather Jake and Sally Roden of Borger; two sisters, Debbie Sterling and husband Rick of Las Cruces, N.M., and Juanita Cook of Pampa; a step sister, Lisa Roden Turner of Borger; three brothers Mike Cook of Fritch, Johnny Cook of Borger and Jeff Cook of Borger. Steve had 13 nieces and nephews and 18 great nieces and nephews that he treated like his own since he didn’t have any children. Burial was Aug. 25, 2013 in a private cemetery outside of Bethlehem, Israel among his fellow missionaries, pastors and friends. A special memorial service and celebration of life will be held Sept. 1, 2013 at Canadian River Cowboy Church from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. located five miles east of Borger on State Highway 152 Pampa Highway with Pastor Billy Paul officiating.
The family request that in lieu of flowers that you make a donation to your favorite church of your choice or to Light of the Nations P.O. Box 406 New Cumberland, Pa. 17070-0406 in Steve’s name.