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Visitation

Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel, Gamaliel, KY
Saturday November 27th, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Visitation

Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel, Gamaliel, KY
Sunday November 28th, 2021
9:00am - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel, Gamaliel, KY
Sunday November 28th, 2021
2:00pm

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Kenneth Holbrook

Mr. Kenneth Holbrook, age 76, of Gamaliel, Kentucky passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021, at his home. Kenneth was born on November 18, 1945, in Raceland, Kentucky, a son of the late Jesse Woodrow Holbrook and Olive Caroll. He was united in marriage to the late Peggy A. (Crum) Holbrook on August 26, 1967. Mr. Holbrook received his Bachelors in Music Education from Morehead and his Master's Degree in Education and Secondary Education from WKU. He retired from The Monroe County Board of Education in 1999. He was a member of The Gamaliel Baptist Church, where he served as the Music Minister. Mr. Holbrook was a co-founding member of The Monroe County Arts Council, a member of the Monroe County Bass Club, Gamaliel Lyons Club, an avid supporter of Monroe County Soccer, and loved fishing.

He is survived by his two sons; Mike and wife Kim Holbrook of Cookeville, Tennessee, and Josh Holbrook of Gamaliel; five grandchildren, Amber (Neil) Lawson of Tompkinsville, Tyler Jobe (Hershel) of Gainesboro, Tennessee, Myra Holbrook (Robbie) of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Caulyn and Noah Holbrook of Gamaliel; three great-grandchildren, Anna and Dwayne Lawson and Owen Hunter; two sisters, Phyliss Carraway of Berea, and Brenda Fields and husband Jimmy of Flatwoods; one brother, Carlos, and wife Margie Holbrook of Raceland; one brother-in-law, Jerry Turner of Tompkinsville; one sister-in-law, Freda Holbrook of Florida; several nieces and nephews also survive.


Other than his parents he was preceded in death by his wife; Peggy Ann Holbrook, one brother, Ray Holbrook; one sister, Ruby Turner, two brothers in law, Roger Carraway and Bill Faulkner.


Funeral services for Mr. Holbrook will be conducted on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. from The Bartley and Sons Gamaliel Chapel, with a burial to follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery. Bro. Danny Pace will officiate the service.
Visitation with the family will begin on Saturday after 5:00 p.m. and will continue on Sunday morning after 9:00 a.m. and continue until time for services at 2:00.


**** Mr. Holbrook requested that everyone attending his funeral service to please wear UK Blue, Gamaliel, or Monroe County Memorabilia colors. ****


In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated by the family to The Monroe County Arts Council, and these may be made at the funeral home or mailed to Bartley and Sons Funeral Home.

Bartley and Sons Gamaliel Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Kenneth Holbrook.


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Guestbook

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Holbrook

Patsye Briwn Witty Dec 27 2021 12:32 PM

So, sorry for your loss.He was a good man and a great teacher.

Mary Lorine Pedigo Dec 20 2021 2:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Holbrook

Amanda Fox Dec 5 2021 10:56 AM

So sorry for your loss prayers for the family and friends May God give you strength and courage he will be missed I will miss him one of the best music theacher to me i enjoy being in the marching band he was the pride of GHS TIGER 🐅 band 💜💛 Gone will never ever ever be forgotten RIH Mr Holbrook and Mrs Peggy Holbrook 🕊️🕊️😇🕊️🕊️🕊️🕊️😇🕊️🕊️🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽✝️❤️

Shun Edward Garrett Dec 2 2021 12:55 PM

So sorry for your loss. He was a good man. Prayers to the family.

Michael Turner Dec 2 2021 8:37 AM

In loving memory of Kenneth Holbrook,
He always took time with his students to help them. He was so special and will not be forgotten. Sending prayers of comfort and strength to his family.
Christie

Christie Cain Dec 1 2021 8:57 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Holbrook

Christie Cain Dec 1 2021 8:57 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Holbrook

Conlon Roger Nov 29 2021 2:26 PM

So sorry for your loss. Ken was such a sweet, kind, helpful person. He will be missed. Jane Stanford

Jane Stanford Nov 29 2021 11:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Holbrook

Amber Jenkins Nov 28 2021 8:38 PM

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