John Lee Cook, 67, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at New Era Assisted Living Facility in Lakeland from complications of dementia.
Born in Lakeland July 23, 1946, Mr. Cook was a lifelong resident of the area.
He was a graduate of Summerlin Institute and served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant in Vietnam.
He was a Laboratory Technician for the University of Florida Research Center.
Graveside services is 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at Bartow Wildwood Cemetery.
Condolences to family at www.whidden mcleanfuneralhome.com.
Whidden-McLean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.