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Robert Henry Richard Carley

1919 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Robert Henry Richard Carley Obituary
Robert Henry Richard Carley, 94, formerly of Holland, departed for his heavenly home on June 27, 2014, to join his wife of 47 years, Patricia Carley; his parents, Henry and Caroline Carley and John Van Zoeren. He is survived by his daughter, Susan and Dennis Hopkins; granddaughter, Carley, all of Byron Center; grandson, Nick and Mandy Hopkins; and great-granddaughters of Wyoming; brother-in-law, Terry and Mona Sharp of Muskegon.

He attended Hope College then worked alongside his father in the theater business; known as Carley Amusement at the Holland Knickerbocker & Park Theaters. He joined the U.S. Army in 1944 and served as Assistant Team Chief Intelligence in World War II. Thereafter he owned a laundromat and returned to the theaters, later sold real estate in Holland, from where he retired. He was a very complimentary person who always has something divine to say when someone greeted him. He loved to story tell about his past and all the things he would read about. His greatest passions were his wife and family, traveling, movies, hunting, guns, reading, researching anything, animals, ice cr

eam. Some special people throughout his life were Louise and John Siedenfuss, Pam and Paul Mapes, the Vandermolen, Veltkamp, Westenbroek families and other family and friends for all their support over the years.

Any charitable contributions can be made to The . A private family memorial will be held. Condolences may be sent online at
Published in The Holland Sentinel from July 6 to July 8, 2014
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