David “Bumper” Brian Cook


David “Bumper” Brian Cook, 16, Topeka, died Thursday, December 8, 1994, in Topeka.

Mr. Cook was a student at Highland Park High School.

He was born March 7, 1978, in Topeka, the son of David A. and Tina Marie Walker Cook.

Mr. Cook was a member of Oakland Church of the Nazarene, the YMCA of Topeka, and for the last three years a member of the Mid-America Nazarene high school basketball team.

Survivors include his father, David A. Cook, Topeka; his mother, Tina Kelsay, Dallas; a sister, Brandi Cook, Topeka; a step-brother, Jason Blodgett, Topeka; and grandparents, Bernadine Parscall, Topeka; Maureen Nix, Anderson, South Carolina; and Thomas Walker, Altoona.

Services will be at noon Monday at Oakland Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be at Topeka Cemetery. Mr. Cook will lie in state after noon today at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home where relatives and friends will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Basketball Fund at Highland Park High School.

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Historic Topeka Cemetery is operated by its lot owners, each of whom is a member of the Topeka Cemetery Association. Day-to-day operations are overseen by the association’s nine member board of directors and conducted by the superintendent.

As you walk the grounds or visit the website, know that your loved ones rest with ours. As they have been since its founding in 1859, Historic Topeka Cemetery’s caretakers are committed to respectful maintenance and preserving memories for generations to come.

Thank you for your support and patronage of Historic Topeka Cemetery, the oldest chartered cemetery in Kansas.

 

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1601 SE 10th Avenue . Topeka, Kansas 66607

(785) 233-4132

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