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Robert Ellis Hooker

May 15, 1925 April 29, 2019
Robert Ellis Hooker
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Obituary for Robert Ellis Hooker

Robert Ellis Hooker, 93, of Martinsville, VA passed away Monday, April 29, 2019. He was born on May 15, 1925 in Stokes County, NC to the late Joseph Tillman Hooker and Emma Elizabeth Fyre Hooker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Lawson Hooker; sons, Michael Robert Hooker and Raymond Earl Hooker; granddaughter, Heather Dae Blankenship; five sisters and five brothers; and son-in-law, Danny Blankenship.

Mr. Hooker attended Fontaine Baptist Church. He worked as a machinist for W.M. Bassett for 60 years. He loved spending time with his family, gardening, and fishing.

He is survived by his daughter, Karen Hooker Blankenship of Ridgeway, VA; grandchildren, Carrie Owens, R.J. Hooker, Claudia Hooker, and Michael Hooker; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Pastor Merle Brown officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 12 noon and other times at the home of his daughter, Karen Blankenship. Burial will be at Henry Memorial Park.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Hooker family.


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Visitation

Friday

3

May

11:00 AM 5/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States

Funeral

Friday

3

May

12:00 PM 5/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Henry Memorial Park Final Resting Place

8443 Virginia Avenue
Bassett, VA 24055

8443 Virginia Avenue Bassett 24055 VA
United States
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