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Gary Earl Holbrook

1946 - 2021



Obituary: Gary Earl Holbrook

Gary E. Holbrook, 75, of Derby, VT passed away, with family by his side, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.

Gary was born in St. Albans, VT on March 3, 1946, to William and Ruth (Macarther) Holbrook.  He liked watching old Western movies.  He enjoyed auto racing, remote controlled car racing, and building race engines and cars.

Survivors include two sons: Kevin Holbrook and partner, Cyndi Kenney, of St. Johnsbury, VT, and William Holbrook and wife, Amanda, of Concord, VT; a daughter: Karen Holbrook Coon of Swanton, VT; brother: Peter Holbrook of St. Albans, VT; Kevin and Karen’s mother: Sherry Holbrook of Swanton, VT; William’s mother: Dora Holbrook of Colebrook, NH; his companion: Rachida Marvin of Derby, VT; six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents: William and Ruth Holbrook; brother: David Holbrook; and daughter-in-law: Kimberly Minshull Holbrook.

A celebration of life will be happening at a later time.

Donations to help the family with funeral costs can be made here or mailed to Sayles Funeral Home, 525 Summer Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.

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Jill Gainer

April 15, 2021 12:05 PM

Sorry to hear of Gary's passing.  I saw him a few times last year at WMMP.  He will be missed.

Steve Patnaude

April 14, 2021 9:24 PM

So sorry to hear about Garys passing. He was a great guy all around and a great guy to race with. Back in the late 80s Riverside Speedway announcer Jim Clothey called Gary the clown prince of Riverside and he was right !!!! Rest easy Gary       Steve Patnaude

Pam J

April 14, 2021 5:58 PM

I had the pleasure of getting to know Gary when he was a driver for RCT many years ago..  Gary was a great guy.,  a friend to everyone.  He will be missed.  Rest in peace, my friend.

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