January 14, 1956 - December 21, 2014
Big Stone Gap, VA Robert J. “Bob” Vest, 58, of the Seminary Community, passed away on Sunday (December 21, 2014) at his home. He was born in Wilmington, OH and had lived in Big Stone Gap for the past 25 years. Bob was a Superintendent for Quesenberry’s Inc. for the past seven years. Prior to Quesenberry’s, Bob worked with various construction companies and was involved in the building of Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, Red Onion State Prison, Southwest Virginia Regional Jail and Wytheville Regional Jail. He was a member of the Appalachia Pentecostal Church. He was preceded in death by his son, Kenny Vest; and his parents. Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Jackie Harvey Vest; two daughters, Tawnya Ellis of Stonega, VA and Kelly Mann of New Carlisle, OH; step daughter, Tabitha Westmoreland of Big Stone Gap; four grandchildren, Brandon Shorten, Brayln Mann, Madison Westmoreland and Ezra Ellis; one great granddaughter, Annibellah; and one sister, Judi Wheaton of Atlanta, GA. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Appalachia Pentecostal Church (Oak Street, Appalachia, VA). A service will follow at 7 p.m. with Dr. Roy Smith officiating. Graveside committal services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. The family and friends will meet at the Appalachia Pentecostal Church by 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday to go in procession. Family will serve as pallbearers. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is serving the Vest family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Robert J. “Bob” Vest, 58, of the Seminary Community, passed away on Sunday (December 21, 2014) at his home. He was born in Wilmington, OH and had lived in Big Stone Gap for the past 25 years. Bob was a Superintendent... View Obituary & Service Information
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