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Date published: 3/3/2013

Bennie H. Cook Sr.

Bennie H. Cook Sr., 75, departed this life on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Bennie waswell known as "Va. Blackbird" and was a highly respected truck driver for 40-plus years. He also worked maintenance for the Spotsylvania County School System. Bennie Cook was a Christian man who left an impact on everyone he met.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Norma L. Cook; his son, Bennie H. Cook Jr.; daughters Chantay Cook and Zina Garnett; one son-in-law, Marlowe Garnett; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m, Monday, March 4, with a Christian wake from 7 to 8 p.m. at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home.

A homegoing service will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday March 5, at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, with the Rev Charles Wormley officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at albennettand sonfuneralhome.com.