Tim Cook

February 8, 1965 - February 27, 2024
Tim  Cook

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Tim Cook, of Wilmington, NC, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. He was 59 years old. He was born in Hibbing, MN, was raised in Phoenix, AZ, and eventually settled in Wilmington, NC.

Tim earned his Bachelor Degree in Marketing from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.  He loved to snow ski and was also an avid golfer.  He was a member of the Pine Valley Country Club in Wilmington for many years.

During his working career in insurance, which spanned over 30 years, he especially enjoyed helping others.  He became a dental insurance specialist assisting both agents and brokers throughout the country.  He became one of only four Dental Regional Managers for United Health Care and held that position for many years.

He is survived by his son Dillon Cook, his parents, Sharon and Bill Keeton, his sister Tracy Barrett (Barry), and brother Ryan Keeton (Lauren) along with a niece, Violet Keeton and nephews, Tyler Lancy, Chase Barrett, and Kellan Keeton, as well as many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

A private family service will be held to celebrate Tim’s life.

Online condolences may be sent to www.wilmingtoncares.com

The family is requesting that anyone wishing to make a donation may do so to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org) in memory of Timothy A. Cook.


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  • April 02, 2024
    Mary Pringle says:
    Love you Tim. You were a fine man and I always loved being with you.

  • March 19, 2024
    Melanie Aboud says:
    Rest in Peace 🙏 Love and prayers for you and your family. Love, Melanie Aboud-Almendarez 💝

  • March 14, 2024
    steve heritage says:
    So sorry to hear of Tim's passing. I lived in Wilmington for years, and got to know Tim over at Wrightsville beach. We were not close friends, but he always had a warm hello and friendly conversation to share. He was a good guy. Blessings to his Family.

  • March 01, 2024
    Danny Broach says:
    Tim was such a great guy. Enjoyed playing golf with him at Pine Valley. He'll be missed but remembered.

  • March 01, 2024
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