Melvin Ross Cooke
Birth: Sunday, March 22, 1931 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Hughesville, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 02, 2018 at the age of 86
Melvin Ross Cooke, 86, of Hughesville, MD passed away on March 2, 2018 at
Sagepoint Senior Living in La Plata, MD.
Melvin was born in Washington, DC on March 22, 1931 to the late Charles Ross
Cooke and the late Mary Francis Cooke. He is survived by his loving wife, Pauline;
sons, Eric Cooke (Tracy) and Jeffrey Cooke (Diana); daughters, Linda Smith and
Kathy Thomas; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Melvin attended Chamberlin Vo-Tech (1949) in Washington, DC and joined the
He and Pauline married in 1953 and moved to Hughesville in 1963 where they raised
their family. Melvin enjoyed fishing, hunting, farming and bowling in his spare time.
Arrangements by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.