John William “Johnny” Cook II
December 16, 1994 - October 3, 2020
John William “Johnny” Cook II, age 25, of Elkton, MD, passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 3, 2020.
Born in Elkton, MD on December 16, 1994, he was the son of John William and Joy Lynn (Simper) Cook, Sr. Johnny was a graduate of Elkton High School in 2012. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Afghanistan War. Johnny earned his Bachelor’s degree, and would have soon obtained his Master’s Degree, in Architectural Engineering from Drexel University.
Johnny was a kind hearted and genuine person. He always went out of his way to make everyone feel welcome and like family. Johnny would often be willing to be lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. His warm smile and memorable laugh brightened any room he entered. Johnny loved to travel and was very driven, he juggled school, home and his personal life with ease. Johnny had big dreams and wanted to make the most out of his life. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Johnny is survived by his parents, John William and Joy Lynn Cook, Sr. of Elkton, MD; sister, Crystal Cook of North East, MD; paternal grandmother, Jackie Cook of Wilmington; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
A visitation will be held for family and friends from 11 am until 1 pm on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Johnny’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.