Arvard Vernon Cook “Cookie”, of East Hampton died Tuesday April 10th at Autumn Lake Health Care in Cromwell. Born Oct. 15, 1939 in Vermont he was the son of the late Herbert and Vaun Cook . Arvard lived in East Hampton for more than 60 years. He was the owner of Cook’s Dry Wall and Cook’s Waste Removal. Arvard was home Monday nights and he taught his children how to play checkers and card games. He also taught them how to cheat at them. Arvard loved his children dearly. Arvard also helped with Old Home Days suppling his time, truck, helping to build the dance floor, and taking away the trash after. He is survived by his ex wife and mother of his children Janet Cook of East Hampton, four children Deborah Stockburger, Donna Cook, Daniel Cook and wife Bonnie, Danielle Zoldak and husband Brian., six grandchildren Marshall, Sarah, Erick, Thomas, Adam, Emily, four great grandchildren Vincent, Aubrey, Annebell and Tessa. He was predeceased by a grandson Justin Stockburger and his siblings Joe, Bing, Elaice, Clifford and Otis. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton on Wednesday April 18th from 9:30AM until 11:00AM. A Funeral service will be held at 11:00AM. Burial will follow in Lake View Cemetery. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.