Posts Tagged ‘A.C. “Ace” Cook’

Ace Cook Memorial Draws Diverse Crowd

Jeff Prince
Friends, flowers, fiddle music, teardrops, and plenty of funny stories made the A.C. “Ace” Cook memorial a poignant but happy place to be on Monday afternoon. About a hundred people showed up at the Van Cliburn Reci...


A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Buried In A Painting

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook was buried yesterday in a cemetery near where he grew up in rural Morton Valley in Eastland County. It was a small, private affair. Ace’s bu...



A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Dead At 74

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and noted early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook is dead. He was 74. Cook’s long fight against cancer ended Monday afternoon. Cook’s burial will be private. A memorial celebrati...


Ace Cook Hangs On At Harris Hospital

Jeff Prince
A Fort Worth doctor diagnosed A.C. “Ace” Cook with Stage IV pancreatic cancer two years and nine months ago. Cook was given six months to live — max. Instead, the outspoken owner of the Bull Ring ice cream sho...