Obit: Herbert Rockholt

Obit: Herbert Rockholt

August 13th, 2019 in Obituaries
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DECATUR — Herbert Hoover Rockholt, 90, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at Laughlin Hospital in Greeneville, Tenn. He was a lifelong resident of Meigs County and was a son of the late William Hardin and Ada Kimbrough Rockholt. He was also preceded in death by his wife Helen Reed Rockholt, a brother Charles Edward Rockholt. He was a member of the Decatur United Methodist Church and was associated with the family Rockholt Furniture Company business in Decatur for 60 years. Herbert is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Larry Hutsell of Greeneville, Tenn.; a son and daughter-in-law, Calvin and Wanda Waldrop Rockholt of Decatur; five granddaughters, Laurel (Robby) Baird, Holly (David) Stallsmith, Jenny (Josh) Williams, Dr. English Rockholt (Dr.Carlos Torres), and Ashley (Vance) Dennis; and eight great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted, 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Decatur United Methodist Church with the Rev. Will Conner and the Rev. David Lonas officiating. Interment will follow in Decatur Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service. The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Childrens" Research Hospital- Tribute, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. If you are unable to attend this service or visitation you may sign the guest register at www.smithfuneralandcremationservicesofathens.com. Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens is honored to serve the family of Herbert Hoover Rockholt.


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