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James Harold Holloway

James Harold Holloway, 81, of Pikeville passed away on February 24, 2015.

Harold was born June 5, 1933 to the late Noland and Idell Holloway. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country during the Korean War. Upon his return from the service, he worked at Vindales, contracting and construction jobs. His real passion was spent farming. He was of the Church of God faith and was a member of the Pikeville Church of God where he served on the building committee. His desire was to serve the Lord, bless others, and to see all his loved ones in heaven.

Harold was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Swafford Holloway; his aforementioned parents; and his brother, Albert Holloway.

Left behind to cherish Harold’s memory are his wife of 24 years, Rita Holloway; children, Karen (Clifford) Roberts, Larry (Zonda) Holloway, Jim (Cindy) Holloway, and Vickie (Jerry) Summers; nine grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step-sons, Jerry (Daphane) Harvey and Jason (Michelle) Harvey; four step-grandchildren; one step-great-granddaughter; brothers, Bob (Dorothy) Holloway and Ronnie (Treva) Holloway; sisters, Thelma Brown, Jewell (Bill) Sexton, Anna Ruth (Greer) London, and Connie Dashke; sister-in-law, Frances Holloway; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.

A Celebration of Harold’s Life will be held at the Pikeville Church of God on Friday, February 27, at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor James Dunn and Ronnie Holloway officiating. The family will receive friends beginning on Wednesday at 4 p.m. and on Thursday from 1-9 p.m. at Pikeville Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Pikeville Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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