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Robert C. Cooksey

Robert C. Cooksey

Jan. 3, 2022


Robert C. Cooksey, 86, of Anderson, husband of the late Delva Ann Cooksey, passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.

Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late R. Nelson and Katherine Keller Cooksey.  Bob received his bachelor’s degree in industrial education from Ball State University and his Ed.D in industrial technology education from the University of Maryland. Dr. Cooksey retired as a professor and program director in packaging technology from Indiana State University and was an adjunct professor in packaging science at Clemson University. He was a member of Wabash Presbyterian in Crawfordsville, National Association for Industrial Technology and Phi Kappa Phi.

Dr. Cooksey is survived by son Charles Kenton Cooksey (Lynn) of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin; daughter D. Kay Cooksey of Anderson; sister Ruth Cooksey of Indianapolis; sister-in-law Sue Meggenhofen (Chuck) of Indianapolis; and grandsons, Kenton R. Cooksey and Colin C. Cooksey.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and sister Jane Cassel.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 8 from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Cremations, Central-Clemson Commons.

Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Memory Gardens, Clemson.

Visit or Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Cremations.