David Thomas Cook

David Thomas Cook

24.11.1947 - 22.09.2021

David passed away on 22nd September 2021 aged 73 years. Loving husband of Vivienne, devoted father of Russell and Anthony, he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Lynn and Mart

14.10.2021

Dave, a lovely, lovely man. What a sad day this is.
It was always a pleasure to be in your company,
You will be greatly missed by everyone that knew you. Love always Lynn, Mart and family

Lee Bircham

14.10.2021

Anthony , viv and Russell , sorry I cannot be there today as Iam in portugal , my thoughts are with you , have some great memories of Dave and the great times we had at football , trips matches training , but the thought that used to make me and Dave laugh the most was parents evening , getting lees reviews from the teachers was punishing at times , but then I would look over at Dave and Viv face after Anthony report and it didn’t seem as bad , me a Dave used to have a laugh about it , in the end they turned out great kids , our thoughts are with you today love lee Lyn lucy Marc lee and Jack

John Mander

14.10.2021

The best of bosses (BACS) and a very good friend. Great company and always a laugh. Also happened to be the best footballer I ever played with.
Not so much - golf ! Although better than me.
Gone too soon, a legend.
My sincere condolences to Viv, Anthony, Russell and the lovely family.

Russell

13.10.2021

Dad you will be missed so much. You was always the life and soul of the party.
Any sport or general knowledge questions we had , we always new who to call.
Your gone but never forgotten
Love Russ, Leander, Cam, Josh

The Allstars Walking Football Family

13.10.2021

Dave Cook, Allstar Original - Role Model Walker – Fashion Icon – Spurs Fan and all round jolly nice bloke.

A Master Stroller - Dave was a regular member in the early days at The Arena and was known for his love of football and fun. Early Allstars will remember Dave being the role model walking footballer – not so much for his football but for his walking. His leisurely walks up the wing were legendary – a man for who the word ‘stride’ was a step to far.

And of course those shorts – Dave had the longest shorts – more Bahamas than Bermudas. Even on the coldest day his knees were never cold. They became his trademark – that and his love of fun, football and of course – Spurs. You will be missed.

Victoria Wright

13.10.2021

Rest in peace Dave, you will be missed dearly.
Sending love and heartfelt wishes to all of the Cook family.

Rob Turnham

13.10.2021

Rest In Peace Dave. Many many fond memories from when we were growing up. Hugely lovable, great fun, charismatic and a big football man. Huge love to Viv, Ant and Russ. Rob x

Kevin Turnham

13.10.2021

I have many fond memories of Dave dating back to my early years and beyond. Football played a big part with memories of Southgate County and then Spurs chats later on, as well as Dave coming to watch me play on many occasions. Our Boxing Day trips over to Hemel were always something to look forward to at Xmas and bring back great memories.

Love to all the Cook family x

Sasha Abbott

13.10.2021

Ah lovely Davo, the cooks have been part of our family for so many years and I have some wonderful memories to treasure forever.
I often play the video of us all partying at Christmas in Sarah and Anthony’s kitchen a couple of years ago.
You was a lovely man and will be sorely missed.
Lots of love Sasha, Roy, Olivia and Isabella xxxx

Linda Wright

13.10.2021

In loving memory of my brother David, affectionately known by me as No 1.
Remembering all the good times we shared and the advice that you gave me.
You will be greatly missed by us all.
Rest in peace David.
Love always, Lins x x x

Dave Guyett

12.10.2021

Remembering the fun times we had when you were my boss at BACS and the lovely dinner parties Jacqui and I shared with you and Viv in Hemel. Dave you were a great boss a good friend and an all round good guy. RIP Dave

Marie Turnham

12.10.2021

I have the fondest memories of Dave when we used to go round on Boxing Day to Ridge Lea and enjoy Christmas festivities in the Cook Household.
Dave , thank you for being a fantastic Godparent to me . You will be missed but never forgotten . You have captured a place in my heart . Rest in peace .All our love Marie and Kyra x

Anthony

11.10.2021

Dad I cant believe you have gone. You were the cleverest and funniest man I know. I will miss our great chats about football trivia and our belly laughs but most of all I will miss the simple things like picking the phone up just to say hi! You have been a fantastic dad to me and Russ and have always been there to guide us through the trials and tribulations of life. You have also been a wonderful grandad to Harrison, Jenson, Cameron and Josh and they miss their Grandad Dave immensely. Rest in piece Dad. We will always love you xxxx

Bob&Jemma Turnham

11.10.2021

We first met Dave, Viv and the Boys when we moved next door to them in Hemel 1978. Dave and Bob hit it off straight away with their mutual love of Spurs for whom Dave played at youth level. When Dave told Bob over the garden fence that Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa were joining Spurs Bob didn't believe him. The rest is history. Dave was an excellent footballer and was respected by everyone he came into contact with. Dave and Bob had many good times together through their love of football and golf. Dave has been a good friend to our family over the years and he will be sadly missed by family and friends alike. Rest In Peace Dave. Lots of Love Bob. Jemma &Family

Emma Lee

11.10.2021

I'll miss you Uncle Dave.
I was fortunate to have such a kind and special uncle. You will be greatly missed.
Rest in Peace
Love Gary

Julie Baker

08.10.2021

Rest in peace Dave. You were a lovely kind man and will be sadly missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing you xx

Jenna Lee

08.10.2021

Uncle Dave, a kind spirited and gentle man.
We have so many precious memories of happy times that will last forever!
We will miss you Uncle Dave and will remember and love you always. Jenna xx

Simon Cleaver

07.10.2021

Rest in Peace Dave.
It was a pleasure working with you. You were someone I very much respected.
My heart goes out to all your family.

Susan Lee

07.10.2021

I have known Cookie since the early 6o’s, 50 years plus. He was always fun to be with , he loved his football and when he became a Dad a great mentor to his boys who I know along with his four footballing grandsons will miss him dreadfully as will I . He was a much loved member of our family and will be sorely missed. Rest In Peace lovely man.

Doug Foster

07.10.2021

Rest in piece Dave you will sorely missed
You looked after and supported me when we first met after I joined BACS as a nineteen year old back in 1979
You was always there for me supporting me and enabling me to grow, even if I was the most rebellious of staff you probably ever managed


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