Robert K. Cooke Jr., 50, of Alton, passed away at 7:05 a.m. Sunday, June 21, 2015, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 25, 1964, in Alton, the son of Robert K. Cooke Sr. and the late Jennie (Hefley) Cooke.
He married the former Toni Lynn Genisio on April 10, 2015, in Alton, and she survives.
Other survivors include one daughter, Karliemae Cooke of Alton; two sons, Benjamin Cooke of Wichita, Kan., Christopher Cooke of Denver, Colo.; two stepsons and their wives, Daniel Genisio and Trish of Houston, Texas, John and Christina Genisio of Gillespie; four grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Chris Bonnie of Godfrey; and one niece, Stephanie.
Robert was employed at Waymore Power in Piasa as a diesel mechanic. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.
Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.