Willie Joe Holland

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Willie Joe Holland passed away at home in Stephenville Friday, February 18, 2022.

Born January 14, 1932 in Comanche Co. to Tom & Lucile Holland.

Married Barbara Welch Holland August 27, 1958.

Willie Joe served in Korea after graduating from Cisco Jr. College and retired from TXU. He was a member of Hillcrest church of Christ in Stephenville, TX. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Willie Joe is survived by his wife, Barbara Holland of Stephenville; son, Jay Holland and wife Arlene of Stephenville; son, Kenneth Holland and wife Joyce of Stephenville. Four grandchildren, Jason Holland and wife Courtney of Stephenville; Clint Holland and wife Michelle of Stephenville; William Holland of Dallas; Amber Nabors and husband Tyler of Stephenville. Three great-grandchildren, Arli & Wells Holland, and Conor Holland. Two brother-in-laws, Leon Welch of Brownwood; Connie Welch and wife Janie of Dublin; sister-in-law Fonda Thompson and husband Roy of Dublin.

Preceded in death by parents, Tom & Lucile Holland; in-laws, Carl & Bertha Welch; brother-in-laws, Eddie Mac Welch, Larry Don Welch, F.L. Welch; sister-in-law, Sue Matthews; and, nephew, Eddie Mac Welch, Jr.

Per Willie Joe’s wishes his body was donated to science at UT Southwest Medical, Dallas. A private family memorial service was held.

The family would appreciate memorial gifts be given to Foster’s Home For Children, in Stephenville TX.

Posted online on May 02, 2022

Published in Stephenville Empire-Tribune

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Willie Joe Holland

Willie Joe Holland passed away at home in Stephenville Friday, February 18, 2022.

Born January 14, 1932 in Comanche Co. to Tom & Lucile Holland.

Married Barbara Welch Holland August 27, 1958.

Willie Joe served in Korea after graduating from Cisco Jr. College and retired from TXU. He was a member of Hillcrest church of Christ in Stephenville, TX. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Willie Joe is survived by his wife, Barbara Holland of Stephenville; son, Jay Holland and wife Arlene of Stephenville; son, Kenneth Holland and wife Joyce of Stephenville. Four grandchildren, Jason Holland and wife Courtney of Stephenville; Clint Holland and wife Michelle of Stephenville; William Holland of Dallas; Amber Nabors and husband Tyler of Stephenville. Three great-grandchildren, Arli & Wells Holland, and Conor Holland. Two brother-in-laws, Leon Welch of Brownwood; Connie Welch and wife Janie of Dublin; sister-in-law Fonda Thompson and husband Roy of Dublin.

Preceded in death by parents, Tom & Lucile Holland; in-laws, Carl & Bertha Welch; brother-in-laws, Eddie Mac Welch, Larry Don Welch, F.L. Welch; sister-in-law, Sue Matthews; and, nephew, Eddie Mac Welch, Jr.

Per Willie Joe’s wishes his body was donated to science at UT Southwest Medical, Dallas. A private family memorial service was held.

The family would appreciate memorial gifts be given to Foster’s Home For Children, in Stephenville TX.

Posted online on May 02, 2022

Published in Stephenville Empire-Tribune