Mercer County Commission honors life of Robert Holroyd

Top Stories

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) – The life of a Mercer County lawyer who recently passed away was honored at a Mercer County Commission meeting.

Mercer County Commissioners recalled their best moments with Robert “Bob” Holroyd before presenting a resolution to a family member. Holroyd grew up in Princeton.

After graduating from Princeton High School and West Virginia University, Holroyd served in the U.S. Marine Corps before beginning his career as a prosecuting attorney, which spanned more than six decades.

Commissioner Bill Archer explained the resolution commends Mr. Holroyd’s lifelong commitment to public service and his presence in the courthouse.

“He was a lawyer, but he was just a good community person,” Archer recalled. “He was just active in a lot of different ways, helping lawyers learn their craft and also helping all people.”

Holroyd passed away on October 27, 2019. He was 88-years-old.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

West Virginia News

More West Virginia News

Virginia News

More Virginia News

Trending Stories