Daryl E. Cook, 61, of Tremont Illinois, formerly Lacon Illinois, died on October 26, 2022 at his residence. Born in Peoria on October 27, 1962 the late Dewey and LaVada (Schock) Cook, he married Heidi Murphy on December 24, 2015 in Groveland.
Daryl received a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University and an RN degree from Methodist College of Nursing, providing many years of compassionate care for patients at Proctor Hospital and many other area healthcare systems over the years. He was a proud member of the NRA and the Republican Party. Daryl loved that Heidi had shared her life with him, especially her children and grandchildren and all of the joys that came with the role of grandpa.
Daryl is survived by his wife Heidi of Tremont; daughters Belinda (Vel) Muthuvel Kannaiyan of Bloomington, Ashley Boddy of Tremont; grandchildren Ashton (Kurston) Boddy of Lacon, Chloe Boddy of Tremont, Eileen Boddy of Tremont, Priya Muthuvel of Bloomington; and cousin Lee (Josie) Gill of Florida.
Funeral service for Daryl will be held Tuesday, November 1 at Lenz Memorial Home at 11 AM with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be immediately following at the Lacon Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Diabetes or Kidney foundations and online condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com