Donald E. Cook

Donald E. Cook, 69, of Decatur passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at his residence. He was born on May 30, 1947 in Adams County to Arthur G. and Goldie M. (Miller) Cook.

He was co-owner of Adams County Truck Repair. He served his country during Vietnam in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post #43 and Eagles Lodge Decatur.

He is survived by his son, Jay (Melissa) Cook of Decatur; daughter, Stacia Herdman of Decatur; companion, Kathi Cole of Decatur; sister, Bonnie (Bill) Windsor of Fort Wayne; and five grandchildren, Shelby, Shayla, Steven, Nevan and Faith.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Cook; and half-sister, Ginny Miracle.

Visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 17 at the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Randy Rossman. Burial will be at Decatur Cemetery.

Military graveside rites will be provided by American Legion Post 43 Color Guard.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 43.

Arrangements provided by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the guest book, click on