Ronald James Cook

March 24, 1949 - October 31, 2012

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Mr. Ronald James Cook, age 63, passed away October 31, 2012 at his home in Palmer, Alaska.

A celebration of life will be held at 4:00pm on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 located at the Manna Baptist church in Palmer, Alaska. Pastor Steve Cardin will officiate. An additional celebration of life will be held in Spokane, WA.

Ronald was born March 24, 1949 in Spokane, WA to Edgar & Mary Cook. Ronald moved to Palmer, AK in 1983. He was owner and builder for his own company, All-Purpose Building Inc. He was a member at the Manna Baptist Church of Palmer and enjoyed hunting and fishing in Alaska and spending quality time with all of his kids and grandkids.

Ronald is survived by his Wife, Colleen of Palmer, AK; Daughters, Ronda Coumont of Hutto TX; Renee Larson of Palmer, AK; Melanie Cook of Palmer, AK; Malinda Needham and son in-law, David of Palmer, AK; Step-sons, Bradley Smith of Denver, CO; Scott Smith of Glasgo, MT; 14 grand kids; 4 great-grandkids; Brothers, Bob Cook of Camarilla, CA; Mick Cook of St. George, UT; Dallas Cook of Plummer, ID; Sisters, Donna Sundberg of Spokane Valley, WA and Sherry Kime of Albuquerque, NM.

Ronald is preceded in death by his Parents, Edgar & Mary Cook of North Fork, ID.

Memorial donations may be given to the Heart Association.

Arrangements were cared for by Valley Funeral Home. Please visit Ronald’s online obituary and guestbook at