Herbert Hoover Rockholt, 90, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Laughlin Hospital in Greeneville, TN.
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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, TN; 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 1:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Decatur United Methodist Church with Rev. Will Conner and Rev. David Lonas officiating. Interment will follow in Decatur Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00am-1:00 pm at the church prior to the service.
The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital-Tribute,P.O. Box 10000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.