October 5, 1954 - July 31, 2018
Big Stone Gap, VA Pastor Robert Harold Hartsock, Jr., 63, of the Winding Stairs community, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Johnston Memorial Medical Center in Abingdon, VA. He was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap and East Stone Gap, VA. He was a retired coal miner with the Westmoreland Coal Co., with 23 years of service. He was a member of the U. M. W. A. District #17, Local #1405. Robert pastored at Ocoonita Freewill Baptist Church, served on the Board of Directors of the Harvest Children’s Ministries, Stickleyville, VA, and was a chaplain at the former Lee Regional Medical Center. He was a loving husband, father and son, and loved his church family. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Debra Hartsock; and a brother, Larry Hartsock. Surviving are his wife of 26 years, Theresa Barker Hartsock; two daughters, Robin Hartsock-Koch of Hendersonville, TN and Sarah Hartsock of Big Stone Gap; two sons, Robert H. Hartsock, III of Dayton, OH and Jessee Lee Hartsock, of the home; six grandchildren, Brittany, Robbie, IV, Debbie, Autumn, Grayson and Gabriel; parents, Harold and Alice (Jessee) Hartsock, Sr.; two brothers, Gary Hartsock and wife Marsha of Big Stone Gap and Chris Hartsock and wife Angie of Kingsport, TN; several nieces and nephews; three sisters-in-law, Marcella Barker of Big Stone Gap, Rosella Mire of Anderson, IN and Sharon Hartsock of Dryden, VA; and two brothers-in-law, Charles and Sherman Barker, of the home, and Theodore Barker of Appalachia, VA. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in the Holding Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Larry Rutherford officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in East Stone Gap, Va. Pallbearers will be: Chris Hartsock, Chris Barnette, Joe Belcher, Steve Gunn, Steve Jarnagin and Tyler Hartsock. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is serving the Hartsock family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Pastor Robert Harold Hartsock, Jr., 63, of the Winding Stairs community, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Johnston Memorial Medical Center in Abingdon, VA. He was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap and East Stone... View Obituary & Service Information
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