JOHNSON — Grady V. Cook, 62, of Syracuse, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit in Johnson. He was born April 27, 1957, in Lamar, Colo., to Ralph Lawrance and Edna Belle (Davis) Cook.

Grady farmed on the family farm for over half of his life. He attended grade school at Manter and graduated from Stanton County High School in Johnson. He married Susan Neal on May 27, 1999, in Garden City. He served as a Stanton County Commissioner for five and a half years.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; children, Marty Cook of Johnson, Marci Ramsay of Lawrence, Micha Cook of Johnson, Josie Cook of Goodland and Wyatt Cook of Johnson; siblings, Leann Cook of Pratt, Rick Cook of Canon City, Colo., and Jody Schone of Topeka; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Stanton County Jr./Sr. High School Auditorium in Johnson.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Holly Girls Basketball Team in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 715, Johnson, KS 67855. Condolences may be posted at