Oliver Wendell Holland

Born on August 15, 1922

Departed on May 17, 2013 and resided in Madison, TN

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HOLLAND, Oliver W. May 17, 2013, age 90 of Madison. Preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Lillian Holland; sister, Mary Meadows. Survived by his wife of 59 years, Loretta Holland; children, Patricia Moss, Wendell Holland, Rhoda (Tony) Namynanik; grandchildren, Devin and Ashton Namynanik, Kim Patterson, Ken Brooks, Kris Brooks; twelve great-grandchildren; twelve great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Holland played baseball for the Nashville Vols, until he signed to play professionally for the NY Giants at age 16. After serving in the Army Air Corps during WWII, he was injured in his right eye, and was no longer able to play. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Sunday from 4-8pm. Graveside service will be Monday May 20 at 3pm at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

2 Comments to Oliver Wendell Holland

  1. Bill Wall
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    We’re sorry we were unable to be at Oliver’s funeral. We know he had a good life and will be missed. If we can do anything let us know. Brenda and Bill Wall

  2. Pat Proctor
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    Mrs. Holland and Rhoda,

    Jimmy and I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Holland. We will keep you in our prayers and we know God will keep His hand the family and grant you peace in your hearts as you go through this time of greif. Please let me know if you are still liivng on Campbell Road.

    Love in Christ,


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