OMAR, W.Va. — Robert “Bob” Sterling Holbrook Jr., 71, of Omar, departed this life Saturday, April 2, 2016, at his home.
Born July 12, 1944, in Springfield, Ohio, he was a son of the late Robert Sterling Holbrook and Elizabeth “Rusty” Kirkendall. Also preceding him in death was a brother, James “Bear” Kirkendall; grandson, Timothy Elkins II, and brother-in-law, John Edward McGee.
Bob was a 32nd degree Master Mason, Aracoma Lodge No. 99, and a member of the Beni Kedem Shrine. He was a lineman electrician.
Those left to honor his loving memory and mourn his passing include his loving wife: Margaret Boggs Holbrook; children: Tammy (Cliff) Motes of Mitchell Heights, Melissa (Jamie) Evans of Verdunville, Larry (Shannon) Boggs of Sissonville and Melanie (Timmy) Elkins of Omar; sisters: Gloria Jeanne Holbrook McGee of Laurel, Del., and Brenda Kirkendall (Butch) Fitzgerald of Wilmington, Del.; best friends:; Les and Corey Hooker of Omar; grandchildren: Caitlyn Brook Motes (Jeff) Preast, JC. Motes, Trevor, Jay, Ethan and Cooper Evans, Breanna (Rob) Hileman, Daelen and Carson Boggs, and Larra and Emma Elkins.
Pallbearers will be Larry Boggs, Cliff Motes, Timmy Elkins, Jamie Evans, Les Hooker, Corey Hooker, Ronald Hawkins, Frank Hawkins, and Doug Hawkins.
Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Honoring services will be conducted at noon Wednesday, April 6, at Collins Funeral Home at Switzer. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill, W.Va.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at the funeral home.