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Obituary: Stuart Pendleton Cooksey

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Stuart Pendleton Cooksey

Stuart Pendleton Cooksey

Stuart Pendleton Cooksey, 27, of Nashville, passed into the healing arms of his Lord and savior on Aug. 19, 2020.

Mr. Cooksey was born in Williamsburg, Virginia. He spent his formative years in Fairhope, Alabama where he fostered a love for saltwater fishing with his brothers and playing golf.

In May of 2016, Stuart graduated cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's of Science in business and economics. He double majored in economics and accounting and was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

During his time at UK, he met the love of his life, Becca, and they were married in August of 2018.

Stuart loved sports, especially Auburn football and UK basketball. After moving to Nashville, he developed a new appreciation for running and hiking around parks in the city, usually listening to Taylor Swift.

He loved his family dearly and was devoted to his Christian faith. Stuart was a senior accountant at LBMC and earned his CPA in September of 2019.

Stuart was preceded in death by grandparents S. Stuart Cooksey, MG Cooksey and Velda Sandifer. He is survived by wife Rebecca Kemplin Cooksey; father William Ross Cooksey III; mother Dona Sandifer Cooksey; brothers William Ross (Candace) Cooksey IV and Benjamin McCall (Amy) Cooksey; and grandfather Earl E. Sandifer.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Elliott Cherry officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, consider donations to Fellowship of Christian Athletes Golf ( or Young Life (