Herbert Hoover Rockholt, 90, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Laughlin Hospital in Greeneville. 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; and a brother, Charles Edward Rockholt. He was a member of 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; 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 at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Decatur United Methodist Church with the Rev. Will Conner and the Rev. David Lonas officiating. Interment will follow in Decatur Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service. The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. If you are unable to attend this service or visitation, sign the guest register at www.smithfuneralandcremationservicesofathens.com Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens is honored to serve the family of Herbert Hoover Rockholt.

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