Daniel E. Cook, age 82 of Defiance, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at his home in Defiance.
He was born on December 10, 1939 to the late Harold and Greta (Griffith) Cook in Montpelier, Ohio. On November 14, 1958 he married Dixie (Hayes) Cook, who preceded him in death on January 25, 1996.
Daniel was a faithful Pastor at The Pilgrim Holiness Church in Defiance, and had pastored in eight different states for 37 years.
Daniel is survived by his son, Bill Cook of De Mossville, KY, his brother, Harold Cook of Defiance, and his beloved nephews, Mike and Keith Paschall of Defiance.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Dixie, his son, Daniel E. Cook. II, his twin brother, David Cook, and two sisters, Susie Kohl and Joyce Paschall.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 pm at the funeral home, with Rev. Randy Perry officiating.
Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.