James H Cook

May 21, 1940 ~ June 18, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

James Cook Obituary

James H. Cook, of Massillon Ohio, passed away on June 18,2023 after a

six month brave fight with cancer and dementia. He was born on

May 21,1940 in Barnesville, Ohio, to George Cook and Helen Cook. Jim

recently celebrated his 83rd birthday at the Laurels of Massillon and

enjoyed the company of family and friends. He is survived by his

siblings Bill and Tom Cook and sister Judy Hannum. He graduated from

Massillon Washington High School in 1958. He played football for the

Massillon Tigers in 1955, 1956 and 1957 and stayed a true Tiger at heart

all these years. Jim loved going to Canada fishing with his dad and

brothers. Jim worked at the Hoover Company in North Canton for 43 years.

He retired from the Hoover Company as Labor Relations Director. The

family would like to thank the staff and care givers at the Laurels in

Massillon for all their hard work and kindness directed toward Jim.

Memorial contributions can be made in his honor to the “WHS Alumni

Association” Room H-214 One Paul Brown Drive SE Massillon, Ohio 44646.

Per Jim’s wishes there will be no services and burial will take place in

Barnesville South Cemetery, Barnesville, Ohio.

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