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Obituary for William Charles "Bill" Kolb

William Charles "Bill"  Kolb
William Charles “Bill” Kolb, 87, of Atkins, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. He was born July 20, 1930, in Pottsville, son of the late Bert and Bessie Edwards Kolb. He was retired from Cogswell Motor Company and was self-employed after retirement. He was a member of Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 60 years, Jocille Harelson Kolb; and 2 brothers, Lionel Kolb and Lloyd Kolb.
He is survived by a son, William Charles “Chuck” Kolb and wife Priscilla; daughter, Joyce and husband Allen Crawford; 7 grandchildren, Shellie Kemp, Shane Crawford and wife Monica, Shelby and husband Jonathan McCoy, Sidney Thomas, and Seth Kolb; 5 great-grandchildren, Alexander Kemp, Madeline Kemp, Benjamen Kemp, Jordan Crawford, and Cole Crawford; 1 brother, Van Brooks “Bookie” Kolb; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services are 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 14, at Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. David Bishop and Rev. Scott Warren officiating. Burial is in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins. Visitation is from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, at Lemley Chapel.
Pallbearers are Darryl Roberts, Dwayne Roberts, Jackie Ferguson, Johnny Ferguson, Jeff Duvall, and Jason Duvall.
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