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LEROY LYNN COOK, 96, lifetime resident of Allen County, Indiana passed away on October 19, 2018, at Ashton Creek. Born June 18, 1922, son of Oscar & Chloe Cook. He attended South Side High School and excelled in sports playing football, basketball and track, awarded nine sports letters. He won the Kenworthy Trophy in years 1938 – 1940 as the best all-around athlete and in 1976 was inducted into the South Side Sports Hall of Fame. He played and coached semi-pro football for the Saint Joe Athletic Club. He attended Shurtleff College, Alton, IL and began working at General Electric before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He was a machinist mate and was stationed mostly in Dartmouth, England. After the war, he rejoined General Electric. From 1957 – 1977, Fort Wayne Police Department, retiring as Lieutenant in the Investigative Division. In 1975, he won the Indiana American Legion Police Officer of the Year award. Member of the American Legion for 63 yrs. He had articles written about him in True Detective magazine regarding cases that he had worked on. After retiring, he worked for Allen County License Bureau and Superior Court. He enjoyed golf and coached youth athletics. LeRoy married his high school sweetheart Beverly June Smith and they were married for 67 yrs. Preceding him in death were brothers William and Dale Cook and Sister Helen Hughes. Surviving are sons Steven Cook (Nina), Carmel and David Cook, Fort Wayne. He has two grandchildren Michael Cook (Stephanie), McCordsville, and Julie Carr (Stephen), Zionsville, four great grandchildren and nine nieces and nephews. He was a founding member of Faith Lutheran, Fort Wayne. Viewing will be Friday, October 26 from 6 to 8 P.M. at D.O. McComb Covington Knolls, 8325 Covington Road with a Fort Wayne Police Honor Guard. Funeral will be Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 AM with viewing from 9 – 10:30 A.M. at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls. Burial with military honors at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 6750 Covington Road. There will be a reception after the cemetery service, and all the attendees are invited back to D.O. McComb and Sons funeral home. Preferred memorials to the Fort Wayne Fraternal Order of Police. To leave an online condolence please visit www.domccombandsons.com