Walter “Danny” Daniel Rook, Jr. 71, of Emporia, VA, died Saturday, September 30, 2017, at his residence.
Danny was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC the son of the late Walter Daniel “Simon” Rook, Sr. He was a retired employee of George-Pacific, Emporia, VA. He was active in his community serving on, The Greensville County School Board, Industrial Development Association and the Greensville-Emporia Airport Commission. An avid deer hunter he enjoyed his membership in the Brink Hunt Club.
Surviving are: his wife, Doris Williams Rook; Mother Alberta Jones Rook of Emporia, VA; three sons, Jason D. Rook and his wife Rhonda of Emporia, VA, Christopher W. Rook and his wife Lauren of Jarratt, VA and Daniel Kyle Rook of Emporia, VA; a sister Patsy R. Brown and her husband Lee of Emporia, VA, two grandchildren, Joshua D. Rook and Emma L. Rook both of Emporia, VA.
The family will receive at Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service, 1015 W. 5th Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC, Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
Funeral services will be held at Forest Hill Baptist Church, 2103 Pine Log Road, Skippers, VA 23879, on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Rick Ragan officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to: The Greensville-Emporia Volunteer Fire Department, 209 Halifax Street, Emporia, VA 23847.