Kilgore Teen Dies After Battling Cancer

A Kilgore teen has passed away, after battling cancer for just 9 months.

Seventeen year old, Leo Cook, was a Junior at Sabine High School.

Cook's family says he was an athlete, and loved basketball. Sabine High School Athletic Director, Greg Anderson says Leo attended most athletic games, while he was battling Burkitt Lymphoma.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow, March 15th at Grace Baptist Church in Kilgore at 2:00PM.

Karolyn Davis, reporting