Richard H. Sook, 79, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on February 28, 2016, at Eldercare of Ripley, WV.

He was born on June 12, 1936, in Silverton, WV, son of the late Richard T. and Gertrude Elizabeth Cox Suck.

He attended West Virginia University and while he was there he played football with Sam Huff.  He was a member or the VFW and the Spokane Magic Club.  He was employed as a broker in the transportation industry, and he was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force.

Richard is survived by three sons, Russell (Susan) Sook, Ravenswood, WV; Robert Sook, Atlanta, GA; and Tim (Lisa) Sook, Ripley, WV; two daughters, Kristin (Dennis) Floyd, Bidwell, OH, and Gretchen Bragg, Ravenswood, WV; 6 grandchildren, Rachel, Travis, Taylor, Miranda, Katie and Makinsey; 3 great grandchildren, Elijah, Dalton and Grace; sister, Jean Ann Casto (Newt), Homestead, FL; and very close friends, Gene and Ann Cathers, Ravenswood, WV.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George Theodore “Ted” Sook.

A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family.

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