Donald Benjamin Cookson, 73, of Forest City, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Unity Point\Methodist Hospital in Peoria. Cremation rites will be accorded. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The Davison Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin will be handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the family to help with funeral and medical expenses. You may place a condolence at davisonfultonwoolsey.com.