He was born March 16, 1929, in Drumwright to Les H. and Retha Dominick Holloway. He married Armeda Brown May 27, 1950, Durant. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1948-1950 aboard the SS Mindora. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a deacon at the Big Spring Baptist Church in Garland, Texas. He attended Faith Baptist Church in Bokchito. He enjoyed making people laugh, hunting deer, farming and gardening. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family. He had a strong Christian faith and served God in his daily life.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother L.H. Holloway.
He is survived by his wife of Bokchito; daughter Cindy Lee and husband Glenn, Garland; son Hugh Holloway and wife Sherry, Bokchito; granddaughter Tammy Oehike and husband Jason, Sachse, Texas; grandsons David Lee and wife Wendy, Garland, Jay Holloway Sachse; great-grandchildren Colton and Lexi Oehike and Savannah Lee; sisters June Pardue and Pat Youth, both of Bokchito; brothers Jim Holloway, Richardson, Texas, Danny Holloway, Bennington; three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Burial will be in Bokchito Cemetery with pallbearers Jim Holloway, Danny Holloway, David Lee, Mike Williams, Duane Holloway, Jason Oehike and Arkie Scott.
Family hour will be from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.