TERRE HAUTE —
Ryan Lee Cook, 24, of Terre Haute, died as a result of a vehicle/train accident early on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. He was born on Sept. 11, 1989, to Edward L. Cook and Victoria (Nuss) Cook. Ryan was an employee of the Carlisle Correctional Facility.
He is survived by his mother, Victoria Ridge and her husband Stevie; his father, Edward Cook; maternal grandfather, Louis Nuss; his daughter, Rylee Cook and her mother Ashlee Cook; three sisters, Tisha Rickard and her fiancé Michael Kruzan, Crystal Kacher and her husband Andrew, and Chelsea Cook and her boyfriend Stephen Neidermeier; his stepbrother and stepsisters, Steven, Kourtnee, and Katelynn Ridge; his best friend, Travis Branson; and his former mother-in-law, Trena Brown-Vinzant; nieces and nephews, Matthew and Dawson Rickard, Jocelyn Kacher, and Leah Neidermeier and Koltn Kruzan. He also has numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other step-relatives
Funeral services will be on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, with Pastor Mark Grubbs officiating. Visitation will be from 3:30 p.m. until service time. In keeping with his wishes, cremation will follow. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to his daughter, Rylee. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at: www.debaunfuneralhomes.com