2017-09-27 / Obituaries

Rites held for Roland Holbrook


ROLAND HOLBROOK ROLAND HOLBROOK Roland Cecil Holbrook, 84, of McRoberts, died September 18 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born in Thornton to the late Nick Holbrook and Hazel Sergent Holbrook, he was the widower of Wilma Jean Shipman Parrott, and a companion of the late Millie Bentley.

He was a brother of the late Darrel Holbrook.

Mr. Holbrook was a self-employed plumber and enjoyed working in his garden and going fishing and to car races.

Surviving are two daughters, Lisa Adams and husband Scott, and Susie Howard and husband Scott; a son, Timothy Holbrook and wife Melanie; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ramah Bentley and husband Watson; and two brothers, Jim Holbrook and wife Camilla, and Jack Holbrook and wife Phyllis.

Funeral services for Mr. Holbrook were held September 21 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Thornton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to help pay for the funeral expenses.

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