Charles W. ‘Bill’ Cooksey
Eure – Charles William ‘Bill’ Cooksey, 84, of the 800 block of US 13 South, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Roanoke Chowan Hospital.
Mr. Cooksey was born in Jacksonville, FL, and was pastor of God’s Healing Cathedral, a multidenominational church. In earlier years he was owner of Cooksey’s Greenthumb Florist in Ahoskie. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Willoughby Cooksey; daughter, Pamela Shaffer of Arizona; a brother, Edgar L. Cooksey of St. Augustine, FL; and two grandsons.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2009, at the Ashley Memorial Chapel at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert May officiating. Burial will follow at Israel New, Eure, NC.