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Garland Elwood Holbrook

December 18, 1950 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 70)


Garland Holbrook of West Liberty, KY, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021 at his residence, at the age of 70 years, 2 months, and 21 days.  He was born Monday, December 18, 1950, at West Liberty, KY, son of the late Dennie Elwood & Dixie Kathleen Keaton Holbrook.

Garland was united in marriage to Sharon Eda Whitt.  This union was blessed with twin boys, Keith & Kenneth.  Garland was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator.  He was a Christian and was a member of the Martha Enterprise Baptist Church and also attended the Wrigley Baptist Church.  He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and brother-in-law; he will be missed by all of his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Elwood Holbrook; his father-in-law & mother-in-law, Bernie & Viola Frisby Whitt; one brother-in-law, Danny Bradley; and one sister-in-law, Joyce Eldridge.     

Garland is survived by his loving wife, Sharon Holbrook; one son & daughter-in-law, Keith & Allison Holbrook of West Liberty, KY; two grandchildren, Byron Holbrook and Andrea Holbrook both of West Liberty, KY; his brothers & sisters, Linda Bradley, Darrell & Machelle Holbrook, Gregory & Shelia Holbrook all of West Liberty, KY, Garnetta & Doug Wireman of Paintsville, KY, Felisia & Chris Haueter of Louisville, KY, and Mark & Angela Holbrook of Lexington, KY; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bonnie Yeary, Totsy Evans, Roxie Johnston, Bernie Whitt, Beverly Little, Deborah Gray, Shamel Whitt, Dottie Johnston, David Whitt, Jennifer Young, Darlene Winstead, Sarah Woolums, and Connie Patton; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Potter Funeral Home with Bro. Josh Sloas & Bro. Paul Keeton officiating.  Burial to follow in the A.L. Whitt Cemetery, Redwine, KY.  Visitation 6 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Potter Funeral Home.  

Pallbearers:  Dale Cantrell, Cassie Cantrell, Paris Jr. “P.J.” Cantrell, Joey Little, Isaiah Holbrook, and Bryce Holbrook.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Wally Hamilton, Willis Keeton, and Timmy Yeary. 

COVID-19 regulations will be followed per the State & CDC guidelines.  Please wear a face covering and practice social distancing.

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March 13, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home,Inc.
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

Funeral Service
March 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home,Inc.
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

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