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Richard Shelton Cookson

February 4, 1954 — May 14, 2020

Richard Shelton Cookson, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 66.

Richard was born February 4, 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to parents Raymond Carlile Cookson and Willadean (Moody) Cookson.

Richard moved to Claremore, Oklahoma from Tulsa, Oklahoma when he was a Jr. in high school and graduated from Rogers High School in 1972.

Richard worked for C&C Tile and Carpet for 30 plus years, where he was a commercial carpet and tile salesman.

On February 4, 1977 Richard married Beverly Moore

Richard was a wonderful husband and friend, he had deep religious roots and loved his family. He was a hard worker and an avid fisherman who loved music and never met a stranger. He would talk about having a perfect childhood where he played baseball. Richard was a great storyteller and loved to tell stories from his childhood. His family described Richard as a thoughtful, all around gentleman who was very protective of his family. Richard was a dependable and friendly person.

Richard is survived by his wife Beverly of the home; brothers Reagen Cookson of San Francisco, California, and Allen Cookson of Rogers, Arkansas, and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Mitchell and sister Dona Clark.
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