Richard Chester Cooksey

Wednesday, September 12, 2001

Richard Chester Cooksey, 72, of Pollard died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2001, at his home.

He was born May 8, 1929, in Tilton, Ark., the son of the late Chester and Edna Parl Fore Cooksey.

He was preceded in death by a step-son, Ronald Gibson; two brothers, Oris and Lawrence; and one sister, Chessie.

He is survived by one daughter, Vickie Lack of Pollard; one son, Russell Cooksey of Deering, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; one step-son, Dale Gibson; eight brothers and sisters, James, Dorothy, Beulah, Lois, Pat, Betty, Shirley and Janetta; and other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday (today) in Gregory Cemetery in Kennett with Dale Rickman officiating.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.