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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Hookey

Robert N. “Bob” Hookey, 72, of South Pittsburg, TN died Monday, May 1, 2017 in a Chattanooga hospital.

The son of the late Joseph Wheeler and Zell Katherine Coburn Hookey, he was a retired employee of TVA having worked in their coal power plants in Paducah, KY, Gallatin, TN and for many years at Widows Creek in Stevenson, Alabama.

Bob was a beloved citizen of South Pittsburg, TN, most recently having been honored by SVEC members in the Tennessee Magazine, “In recognition of his commitment to preserving the history of South Pittsburg.”

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph, Clayton, Donald and Jerre Frank Hookey; sisters, Bertha Houchins and Bettie Rogers; and grandson, David Crawley.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sally Powell Hookey; children, Amy (Roger) Crawley of Soddy Daisy, TN, Jamie (Shane) Moore of Clarksville, TN and Joseph (Jeannine) Hookey of South Pittsburg, TN; grandchildren, Brooke (Ty) Craig, Morgan and Jake Crawley, Corey (Leah) Layne, Joey Layne, Derek (Brooke) Layne, Erica (Jonathan) Butler, Jacie Layne, Rebecca Moore, Nathan, Reagan and Carter Hookey; ten great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Hookey; sister-in-law, Linda Cartwright, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be conducted from the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 3:00pm Central time with Rev. Joe Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Patton Annex Cemetery.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 4:00 - 9:00 pm Central time and on Wednesday from 11:00 am until service time at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the South Pittsburg Historic Preservation Society, PO Box 175, South Pittsburg, TN 37380.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

2

May

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Visitation

Wednesday

3

May

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Service

Wednesday

3

May

3:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Cemetery Details

Location

Patton Annex Cemetery

800 South Cedar Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380


Memorial Contribution

South Pittsburg Historical Preservation Society

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