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Robert Reid Hooks Sr., 67, Marine Corps veteran and nuclear planner

WILMINGTON — Robert Reid Hooks Sr., 67, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born April 15, 1954, in Asheboro.

Robert was a lifelong U.S. Marine (Oorah!), as well as a nuclear planner. He loved to play pool and listen to classic rock. He was known to put on a vinyl record and pluck away at his guitar. Robert had a dog, Bentley, that he loved, along with several cats. He had a hard exterior, but was soft at heart.

He was preceded in death by both his parents; and sister, Paula Collins.

Robert is survived by his son, Robert Reid Hooks Jr.; and close friends who were like family to him.

There are no services planned at this time.

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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