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Cecil Lawton Cook

February 12, 1936 — March 26, 2023

Spring Hill

 

Cecil Lawton Cook, age 87 of Spring Hill, TN passed away peacefully March 27, 2023. Born February 12, 1936, in Byrdstown, TN to the late Clyde and Agnes Cook. Cecil was a middle child of five - four boys and a girl.  He was a graduate of Tennessee Technical University with a degree in Agricultural Science. Summer work as a surveyor led to a job with THD (now TDOT) and a lifelong career in the construction industry.  Cecil served as Tennessee Road Builder Association president in 1996, retired from Rogers Group Inc. as Vice President of Bridge Construction in 2003 and joined Wilson & Associates in 2004 retiring fully December 2022.  Cecil was preceded by his wife Tula Ann Cook.  He is survived by his wife, Nancy Baker Cook; sons, Tony Burton, Greg (Kim) Cook, Troy (Kristen) Cook, Ted Cook; grandchildren, Michelle Brewer, Timothy Burton, Jacob Burton, Taylor Rountree; great grandchildren Dailyn, Ethan, Jasmine, Willow, Caddo, Ari.  Funeral Services will be held at 2:00pm Friday March 31, 2023 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Rick Shelton officiating.  Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service.  Internment will take place at 10:00am Saturday at Mount Zion Cemetery in McMinnville, TN.   
 
Donations in lieu of flowers to:
TRBA - Ollie Otter Child Safety Foundation
213 Rep John Lewis Way N, Ste 100
Nashville, TN 37219
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Friday, March 31, 2023

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Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service

3009 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064

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