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Holbrook, Jr.

September 28, 1952 – November 25, 2019

Cecil Holbrook, Jr.
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Obituary for Cecil Holbrook, Jr.

Cecil Holbrook, Jr., 67, of Coldwater, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, November 25, 2019 at his home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Lockwood Community Church in Coldwater. Cremation services have been provided by Dutcher Funeral Home.
Cecil was born September 28, 1952 in Albion, MI to Cecil & Elsie Mae (Smith) Holbrook. He graduated from Marshall High School and served in the US Army. Cecil married Cindy Cook on June 17, 1989 in Coldwater.
Mr. Holbrook worked 27 years at Michigan Carton in Battle Creek and 20 years with the Michigan Department of Corrections; Camp Branch, Florence Crane and Lakeland Prison. He enjoyed weight lifting, playing cards and watching movies with popcorn. Cecil loved music and was a fanatic about keeping his vehicles in mint condition. He also enjoyed watching sports and was a huge University of Michigan, Red Wings, Tigers and Lions fan. His greatest joy came from spending time with his daughter and his grandchildren.
Cecil is survived by his daughter and son- in- law Hayley and Nathan Smith of Quincy, his grandchildren Olivia, Henry and Isaac, his siblings LaVerne (John) Fay of Cincinnati, OH, Evenell (Bob) Monica of Port Townsend, WA, Louella (Walt) Hodge of Watervliet, Milene (Dennis) Martens of Whitehall, his former wife Cindy Shaffer, step son Todd Cook, mother-in-law Ellie Benjamin and sister-in-law Lori Batten all of Coldwater. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Delmer Holbrook.
Memorials may be directed to Lockwood Community Church or to the family.
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