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Mr. Robert Holbrook Jr., age 89, of Olive Hill, passed away Tuesday evening, Dec. 6, 2016, at the Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Grayson.
He was born Dec. 24, 1926, in Carter County, a son of the late Robert and Vergie Reynolds Holbrook.
Robert was of the Baptist faith and proudly served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Gobel Holbrook, Donald Holbrook, Noah Holbrook, and Earcel Holbrook, and five sisters, Corda Barnes, Gracie Holbrook, Verna Binion, Delphia Holbrook, and Dorothy Holbrook.
Robert is survived by one son, Donnie Holbrook of Detroit, Michigan; one daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Mike Richett of Indiana; three grandchildren, Brittany and Tim Machin, Katelyn Richett, and Austin Richett, all of Indiana; and one special niece, Sue Bush of Grayson. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, with Brother Clyde Holbrook officiating. Burial will follow in the Binion Cemetery in Elliott County, with full military honors presented by the Olive Hill American Legion Post #138.
Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, and until the service hour on Saturday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West Highway US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.
Published on December 8, 2016
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