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Bill died March 29, 1996, in Charlotte, NC. He was born April 2, 1928, and graduated from Central H.S. in Charlotte. He had served in the Marines in WWII and the Korean War. Bill retired after 20 years with the DuBois Chemical Co. He jumped at Missoula during the 1948-49 seasons.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Cook, Pierce W. "Bill" (Missoula 1948)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1248.