Mike was born May 20, 1957, the son of Cecil and Marion (Wildman) Shook, in Pine Planes, N.Y., although he was actually raised by Helen Proper of Hudson, N.Y.
Mike married Tanya Cook Nov. 27, 1999.
He worked at Great Dane until the time he acquired his CDC. Mike then proceeded to work for Timberland, Morris Manufacturing and Romas as a truck driver.
Mike was preceded in death by his father Cecil E. Shook, in-laws Dennis and Hildred Cook, and Helen Proper.
He is survived by his wife Tanya, Brazil, daughters Brandy Shook and Nikita Shook, Hudson, N.Y., Kim Lynch, Douthan, Ala., stepchildren Chris and Jessica Hayes, Crystal and Ryan Aker, all of Brazil, grandchildren Jaylynn, Kamara, Nyzay, Aunna, Ali, Johnny, Tanner, Hunter, Erica, Alyssa and Mackenzie, brothers Cecil and Lynda Shook, Brazil, Jimmy and Debbie Shook, Hudson, N.Y., half-brothers Robert Shook and Randy Shook, all of Hudson, N.Y., half-sisters Cindy and Rick Pressel, Brazil, Robin Wheeler, Lori Shook, Martha Shook, all of Hudson, N.Y., close friends Kenny and Loretta McClellan, Marci Aten and their children, Jimmy and Janie Fry, Lonnie and Lori Rector, as well as several nieces and nephews in Brazil, Hudson, N.Y., and North Carolina, and extended family.
The family has entrusted French Funeral Home to care for Mike. At his request, cremation will take place with a memorial service at a later date.
Cards to the family may be sent to PO Box 1, Brazil, Ind., 47834.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his remembrance.