COOKE, William 'Bill'

COOKE, William ‘Bill’ -

Passed away unexpectedly at home aged 68 years. Son of Jack and Lorna (both dec). Brother to Allen (dec) and Colin (Pud) Prowse and Rayelene Rogers.

 Family and friends are respectfully informed Bill's funeral service will be conducted at the Chapel of McGlynn Hunt Funerals, 38-40 Madden Ave Mildura on Friday June 18 at 2.00pm.

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  • Tony Wilde

    Wow mate. Last time we caught up you were as happy, healthy, hilarious and full of life as you were when we first met in 1980 at the Surfers Paradise Hotel. Having you and Pat Pickett on the same crew was a real eye opener for a young chump like me, so I remember that day vividly! It’s colourful characters like you that make our years on the road so memorable, ….and I mean that in the nicest possible way ;-). You seemed bulletproof, but of course none of us are … so we will catch up again one day, and I’m sure hilarity shall ensue. Cheers big buddy, and thanks for the laughs.

  • Derek Beautyman

    Rest easy now
    Our arms are around your family as yours have been.
    The world lost a genuine 1%er in you.
    You’re missed…but rest easy now

  • Jools

    Rest easy ….you lovable larrikan .vale cookie.
    Condolences to your family and friends . ❤️

  • Troggie

    Many miles together , many memories . Godspeed old friend !

  • Philip Jensen

    Fare thee well Cooky. A genuine legend amongst road crews and friend to all who worked with him. One of those “larger than life” people that we were lucky to have known.