Wendell Delano Holbrook of West Liberty, KY, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the age of 84 years, 3 months, and 26 days. He was born Friday, September 8, 1933 at Jeptha, KY, son of the late Leonard & Cloma Smith Holbrook.
Wendell was united in marriage to Freida Skaggs. This union was blessed with three children, Rickie Delno, Leonard Wesley, and Keitha. He was a retired foreman at Sqaure D in Lexington, KY. He was a US Army Veteran serving his country during the Korean War. He was a Christian and a member of the Martha Enterprise Baptist Church and attended the Lacy Creek Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard & Cloma Holbrook; his wife, Freida Holbrook; two sons, Rickie Delno Holbrook & Leonard Wesley Holbrook; two brothers, Dennie Holbrook & Dr. William Holbrook; sisters-in-law,Agnes Holbrook, Kathleen Holbrook, and Bonnie Holbrook; brothers-in-law, Danny Joe Stacy & Lewis Wash.
He is survived by his daughter, Keitha Jenkins of Lexington, KY; daughter-in-law, Alice & Pat Cramer of Lexington, KY; grandchildren, Wesley Tyler & Lacye Holbrook, Sarah Alice & Taylor Young all of Lexington, KY; great grandson, Lane Wesley Holbrook; brothers, Lenville Holbrook, Leonard Holbrook, Jr. & Janis, and Timothy Scott & Brenda Holbrook all of West Liberty, KY; sisters, Helen Wash of Lawrenceburg, KY, Phyllis & Eddie Keeton of West Liberty, KY, Ada & Lonnie Webster of Blowing Rock, NC, & Gay Stacy of Enon, OH; sister-in-law Pamela Holbrook of West Liberty, KY; and a host of loving nieces & nephews.
Funeral service 1 p.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Lacy Creek Church of Christ, with Elder Jimmy Adkins, Elder Tom Steele, and Bro. Mark Walter officiating. Burial to follow at the Holbrook Cemetery, Hwy 589, West Liberty, KY. Visitation from 11 am - 1 p.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the church.
Pallbearers: Frederick Hutchinson, John Wayne Dougherty, Labe Minix, Pat Kramer, Aaron Goodpaster, Jimmy Marquardt, Bobby Allred, Eric Stacy, and Derrick Stacy.