James (Cowboy) Hook

Born: Mon., Jan. 30, 1933
Died: Mon., Dec. 12, 2016


Visitation

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
Location: Moseley Funeral & Cremation Service


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
Location: Oakwood Baptist Church


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James Carl Hook, better known as Pappa, Cowboy, & "Ford Tough," was an amazing man, with a personality just as big as his heart. He not only worked on Ford's, but drove them his whole life. He was on the horse show circuit for 25 years, winning 1976 "Horseman of The Year ," 8 State Championships, & 3 World Qualifiers. He was a US Army veteran & in the Richland County Sheriff's Posse. He loved drag racing, NASCAR, Gamecock Football, & COUNTRY MUSIC. He also loved spending time with his family, hunting & fishing in Orangeburg & in Alabama. Amongst his love for his wife, kids, grandkids, great grandkids, brother, etc... He adored his little dog, "SHORTY." Even though he entered into The Kingdom of Heaven & is now, with his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ... He'll forever be missed, by those still here, that adored him. HAPPY TRAILS TO YOU COWBOY.

 
A funeral service will be held Friday December 16, 2016 at 11:00 am at Oakwood Baptist Church with burial to follow in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 pm Thursday December 15, 2016 at Moseley Funeral & Cremation Service. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the widow of James Carl Hook, Mary Alice Hook.
 
Surviving are his loving wife, Mary Alice Harrington Hook; children, Joseph Mitchell Hook "Mitch"(Doreen) and
Mary Carlette Lowery (Johnny); grandchildren, Frank Julian Skenes III "Top", Holly Wynnette  Moldovan (Adrian), Shelley Hook Joyner (Jeremy), Joseph Mitchell Hook II (Mary) and Karl Bradley Hook (Amanda); great grandchildren, Garrett Gabriel Skenes, Jackson Thomas Joyner, Jett Killian Joyner, Stella Kate Joyner,
Jase Hook Joyner and Hunter Harrington Hook; brother, Paul (Mary) Eugene Hook. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Franklin Hook  & Virginia Price Hook and brother, Hugh Franklin Hook.
 
 

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S. Crump
   Posted Tue December 13, 2016
🍁Indeed it is sad to learn that you are mourning the loss of your dear James. This must be a very painful period for your family. Please be assured that our loving God is not only aware of your pain, his word shows that in due time, he will act to remedy it (Rev. 21:3, 4). In the interim, God warmly invites you to trust in him for comfort (2 Cor. 1:3, 4). Please accept my condolences at this most difficult time. 🍂

Coleen and Kenneth Frye
   Posted Thu December 15, 2016
Sorry to heard of your lose. Here's a brief thought to encourage you. In the spring of 31 C.E., Jesus Christ boldly promised: “Just as the Father raises the dead up and makes them alive, so the Son also makes those alive whom he wants to. Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his [Je- sus’] voice and come out.” (John 5:21, 28, 29) Yes, Jesus Christ promised that millions now dead will live again on this earth and have the prospect of remaining on it forever under peaceful, paradisaic conditions. (Luke 23:43; John 3:16; 17:3; compare Psalm 37:29 and Mat- thew 5:5.)

Rusty and Pam Smith
   Posted Thu December 15, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are so sorry we could not be there with you. Please know that we love you all and are with you in spirit and know that God has his arms around you. There is nothing God will put you thru that He will not carry you thru. God bless you all!

Joe & Becki Dangerfield
   Posted Thu December 15, 2016
Dear Mitch, Doreen, and Family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in knowing he is a much better place. I know he will be missed by so many of us. We always seemed to go to the Bi-Lo on Augusta Hwy. at the same time several times a week before he became ill. He always had a smile on his face and a song in his heart.

Sincerely,
Joe & Becki

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