Holbrook Leroy Holbrook's funeral service will be held on Thursday August 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the KAUBER SAMMONS FUNERAL HOME. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Reynoldsburg VFW. Leroy was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on October 14, 1927 to the late Lonzy and Atha (Holcomb) Holbrook. He died on Thursday July 31, 2014 at the Kindred Health Care Center in Newark. He was 86. Mr. Holbrook served his country in the United States Air Force, was a member of the American Legion Post 107, a longtime NRA member, an avid collector and an avid outdoorsman. He worked for the Owens Illinois Glass Company. He is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Senneth Ione (Hatfield), stepdaughter Mary Greene and his brother Ed Holbrook. Leroy is survived by his son-in-law, Richard Greene; grandchildren, John (Cathy), Rick (Alison); great-grandchildren, Allison, Cheyenne, Shawntae, Brittany and Carson; great-great granddaughter, Scotland; his sister, Elaine Fieldman; and other family members residing in Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky. Friends may call Wednesday at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. An online memorial will be at www.kaubersammons.com. Friends may, if they wish, donate to the hospice of their choice in his memory.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 4, 2014