Robert Powers Hockenberry

Published 6:32 pm Saturday, May 18, 2019

Robert “Bob” Powers Hockenberry or as many knew him “Uncle Bob,” 60, of Kill Devil Hills, died in Norfolk, Va. on May 15, 2019. Born and raised in Annapolis, Md., he was the son of the late Robert and the late Barbara Hockenberry.

Bob completed his high school studies and enlisted in the United States Navy where he served honorably for several years. Following his years in the Navy, Bob graduated from college in Denver, Colo. and quickly gained employment in electronics as a skilled technician. Although he was employed with Canon Corporation, he most enjoyed his employment with At Mel Corporation of Colorado Springs, Colo.

Bob met and married his wife Olga while traveling in Moscow. The two recently moved to the Outer Banks to enjoy Bob’s retirement.

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Bob is survived by wife Olga of the Kill Devil Hills residence, brother Tom Hockenberry and numerous friends. Bob’s wishes for cremation and private memorial services will be honored.

Please express condolences to the family via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.