John ‘Johhny’ Louis Holbrook

John ‘Johnny’ ‘Jonboi’ Louis Holbrook, 35, of Lakemont, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. 

Born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, he is the son of Bobby and Shirley Hoglen Key of Lakemont, and the late John E. Holbrook. 

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, RL Hoglen, and his paternal grandparents, Larken and Betty Giles Holbrook.

He is survived by two sisters, Jaime (Eduardo) Espinel of Alpharetta, Angela Key of Burlington, North Carolina, maternal grandmother Mildred Hoglen of Franklin, North Carolina, niece Kenzie Worley, nephews Luke Espinel and Mikel Worley. Aunt Sheila (Larry) Conley of Franklin, Uncle Jeff (Regina) Holbrook of Mountain City, and a number of cousins also survive. A special friend, Lisa Daniti, Ashlynn, Jayden, Madilynn and his best friend ever, his blue pit, Dante, also survive.

He was a member of Clayton Baptist Church and he was an avid Atlanta Falcon fan along with a Georgia Bulldog, North Carolina Tarheels and Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Braves. He loved God and he loved his sports.

Honorary pallbearers were Toby Worley, Mikel Worley, Joshua Holbrook, Jimmie Wall, Anthony Laster, Patrick Carter, Brandon Coalley and Michael McKay.

Services were Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at 4 p.m. Clayton Baptist Church, with visitation from 2-4 p.m. there also.

Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online obituary and guest register is available at

The Clayton Tribune, Feb. 2, 2017

The Clayton Tribune

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