Craig R. Cok

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4180 OH-103 Willard OH 44890 11/21/2017 14:00:00

4180 OH-103 Willard OH 44890 11/22/2017 11:00:00

Craig R. Cok, age 53, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born on February 15, 1964 in Willard to Earl and Janice (Bauer) Cok and has been a life long resident. Craig was a 1982 graduate of Willard High School and the owner and operator of Cok’s Laundry and Dry Cleaning in Willard for 15 years. He was member of the Christian Reformed Church in Celeryville, and enjoyed hunting, camping, riding his motorcycle, and most of all, playing with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Patti (Heydinger) Cok, whom he married on September 29, 1984; a daughter, Emily Rose (Nicolas) Gueco of Barrow, Alaska; a son, Cameron Robert Cok of New Washington; two special “children”, Brandi Hines (Jude) Bilger and Nicole (Dan) Schiefer; four grandchildren, Nicolas, Nikyla, Noah and Myla; his parents, Earl and Janice (Bauer) Cok of Willard; two brothers, Bryan (Cheryl) Cok of Chester, SC, and Jeff (Susan) Cok of Chester, SC; several nieces and nephews; father-in-law, Bill Heydinger; and five brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mark Heydinger, Cheryl (Luke) Rietschlin, Beth (Delbert) Hass, Steve (Karen) Heydinger, and Kevin (Jill) Heydinger.
He is preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Rose Heydinger; and a sister-in-law, Jatonda Baxter; grandparents, Fred & Joy Bauer and Ben & Catherine Cok.
Calling Hours will be Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Christian Reformed Church in Celeryville, where the funeral service will be Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Terence Visser officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Brian Bevier - Nov 25, 2017

Patti and Cok families, I am truly sorry to hear of Craig’s passing. Know you will see him again, without the pain and suffering. God Bless!

a friend - Nov 22, 2017

I remember many times coming into Cok’s Laundry and Craig was always so gracious. I sympathize with you over his passing. But, he is no longer in pain and with his Lord and Savior! Praise God!! In Christ’s love!

Marsha Ganni - Nov 21, 2017

Patti and family, Sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts go out to all of you. God Bless, Marsha Ganni, Ashley and Ethan Wenninger

Dewey and Barb Isaac - Nov 21, 2017

Patti,Emily,Cameron and all your family: We were so saddened by hearing about the passing of Craig. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you. It has been a long time since we saw you but have never forgotten you. God Bless and know that his arm is around you to to comfort and strengthen you all. Love and prayers Love you Patti
Barb & Dewey McConnells SC

Tammy Martin - Nov 21, 2017

Patti, Emily & Cameron:
I want to offer you my sincerest condolences on Craig’s passing. Mom kept me updated on Craig’s condition & my heart broke for him & for you with each report. Be assured, he is now whole and no longer in pain. I will keep you, the kids, Earl, Jan & family in my prayers & pray for strength during this time of grief.

Linda Doster - Nov 20, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Craig was such a sweet guy and he knew no strangers. He will be sadly missed. my heart of sympathy and prayers are with you all.

Mark Ebbeskotte - Nov 20, 2017

Patti, My deepest sympathy to you and the entire family as you mourn Craig’s passing. I’m sorry that I won’t be able to attend calling hours. Rest assured your many friends are lifting you up in prayer. May you take comfort in knowing that Crais is resting peaceful in our Lord’s loving arms. God bless you all.

Carmen Castro - Nov 19, 2017

Patti, Emily & Cameron – no one can prepare you for a loss of a loved one, take comfort in knowing Craig is no longer in pain and resting in the arms of the lord. Craig will be truly missed and keeping you all in my prayers!

Cameron Keaton - Nov 19, 2017

Patti & family – I have a number of great memories of Craig and will always reflect on those. I wish for you and your family a peace and strength that will help you through this difficult time.

Kris (Kessler) Reinhart - Nov 19, 2017

Sincerest condolences to the entire Cok family! Craig and I had a lot of laughs in high school. He was such fun to be around. May you take comfort in knowing others are thinking of you and praying for you at this most difficult time!

Keith & Linda Shook - Nov 19, 2017

So sorry to hear of Craig’s passing. Enjoyed the times we spent with him camping at Auburn Lake. Our prayers are with the family at this sad time.

Jackie Eckstein - Nov 18, 2017

Patti, Emily & Cameron what a long and hard fought battle this has been! Craig was a true warrior and the kindest and gentlest soul I’ve had the honor of calling my friend. He taught his family well so I know you will all get through these hard days by following his example. My love & promise of continued prayers for all of you. God Bless each of you. He loved you all so much!

Sherry Long - Nov 18, 2017

My heart goes out to all of you. He fought the good fight, may he rest in the arms of angels. Prayers are lifted.