Thursday, September 01, 2005

Army Staff Sgt. Robert L. Hollar Jr.

Remember Our Heroes

Army Staff Sgt. Robert L. Hollar Jr., 35, of Griffin, Ga.

SSgt. Hollar was assigned to the 108th Cavalry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia National Guard, Griffin, Ga.; killed Sept. 1 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.

Sgt. Robert Lee "Bobby" Hollar, Jr. -THOMASTON - Sgt. Robert Lee "Bobby" Hollar, Jr., age 35, died Thursday, September 1, 2005. He was killed in the line of duty in Iraq.

Funeral services will be 2P.M. Sunday, September 11, 2005 at Mountain View Baptist Church, Thomaston. Dr. Edwin L. Cliburn will officiate. Burial will be in Fincher Methodist Cemetery, Meansville.

Mr. Hollar was born April 13, 1970 in Woodstock, Virginia.

He served in the U.S. National Guard Army as a tank commander, served in the 108th Calvary Division in Griffin, GA, served seven years with the 82nd Airborne out of Fort Bragg and Colorado Springs and was also a Military Scout.

He worked with the Postal Service for several years before being deployed to Iraq.

Mr. Hollar attended Vega Baptist Church and was a member of the Pike County Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife, Amanda Whitten Hollar; sons, Brody Lee Hollar and Johnathan Wesley Hollar, all of Thomaston; parents, Timothy and Diane Mobley of Thomaston and Robert and Dot Hollar of Little Mountain, SC; siblings, Joshua Randall Mobley of Hampton, GA, Carl Weston Hollar of Fairfax, VA, Crystal Dawn Smith of Thomaston.

Army Staff Sgt. Robert L. Hollar Jr. was killed in action on 09/01/05.

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