Charles A. Cooke, Sr, formerly of Raleigh, NC departed this life on Thursday, January 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. His funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Stewart Funeral Home, 4001 Benning Road, NE, Washington, DC.

Graveside Service: Mount Hope Cemetery, Raleigh, NC. The date and time of service is incomplete at this time.

Survivors: Wife, Viola L. Cooke; Daughter, Shannon Gordon; Sisters, Nancy C. Brown, Joyce C. Woodard; Brother, Thomas E. Cooke (Sarah); Grandchildren, Geneise Cooke, Nicole Cooke, and Derek Cooke (Kerry); Great Grandchildren, Zachariah Williams, Cameron Cooke, Mikaela Cooke, and Jonathan McClain.