Robert L. "Bob" Holman, 89, of Paducah passed away at 8:00 PM Friday, April 10, 2015 at his residence.
Mr. Holman was in the restaurant business proudly serving the area quality food for 65 years. He began his career as the owner of the very first Dairy Queen in the state of Kentucky, followed by Bob's Drive-In, Roberto's, Red Heifer, Holman House, and Holman House Cafeteria. Bob was a member of Christian Fellowship Church in Draffenville and a Duke of Paducah.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Linda R. Holman of Paducah; four daughters, Claudia Downs of Paducah, Regina Vaughn and husband Kerry of Paducah, Diane Case of Brookport, IL, Gretta Rose and husband Todd of Paducah; 8 grandchildren, Allan Downs, Rebecca Dixon, J.R. Reynolds, Laura Butler, Amber Case, Brandon Vaughn, Drew Williams, Blake Williams; and 6 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbert Life Holman and Addie (Coffman) Holman; his first wife, Verna Jean (Stubblefield) Holman; one daughter, Bobbi (Holman) Williams.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Dr. J.T. Parish and Rev. Richie Clendenen officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens of Paducah.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 PM Monday, April 13, 2015 at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to World Mission Evangelism, P.O. Box 790, Benton, KY 42025 or Christian Fellowship School, 1343 US HWY 68 East, Benton, KY 42025.
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 1:00pm, Hughes Funeral Home
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens