Peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 12, 2018 in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of Evelyn Sheldon for 69 years. Loving father of Margaret and Allen Cooke, Jim and Sandra, John, Marie and Al Robson, Tom and Nicole. Proud PaPa to Kevin and Sue Cooke; Tammy Robson; Jeff and Krista Cooke; Steve Robson; Michael and Candice McKenney; Liz McKenney; and Johnny McKenney. PaPa GG to Kaylyn and Elliott Cooke; George Cooke; Anthony and Zander McKenney. Brother-in-law to Bill and Jane Sheldon and Uncle Loren to many nieces and nephews. Special friend to the late Bill and Bet Sauder and their families. L.D. ran a general repair business for over 50 years and was an avid collector. Predeceased by his son David “Tex” (2013), his parents Urson and Fanny and Brother Rodney and sister-in-law Clara. Thanks to the CCAC and The March of Dimes for their care and support. Also special thanks to the ILTC Staff Niagara Health, Welland Site for their excellent care. A Celebration of Life to be held at Niagara Falls Fire Station #6, 8031 Schisler Road, Niagara Falls, on Sunday August 19, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. Everyone welcome. Arrangements entrusted to PASSFIELD MORTUARY SERVICES (905-682-0474).