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John Holloway Jr.
  • June 07, 1947
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  • August 27, 2018

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John Eugene Holloway, 71, of Ocala, FL, passed away August 28,2018. He was born June 7, 1947 to John E. Holloway and Evelyn Tucker Healy in Kingstown, RI. He moved to many states before returning to South Kingstown in tenth grade. In 1967 he graduated Kingstown High School and by October of that year, he joined the Army. John Married Theresa Papa in March of 1968. He then served in the Viet Nam War with the Big Red 1.

Upon returning, John became a retail manager. In 1976 he returned to the Army and traveled extensively with his family. Theresa and he had 3 children. John was a boy scout leader, helped build the Viet Nam Memorial in Narragansett, RI. As John got older, he enjoyed golf and computer games as he got older.

John is preceded in death by his grandparents, Freeman Allison Healy, Mary Elizabeth Whaley and Ernest Luther Holloway, Florence Ethel Geiger; father, John E. Holloway.

He is survived by his wife Theresa; Daughters, Dayna and Heather; son, John Patrick; grandchildren, Kellie, David, Brianna and Airon; grandchild, Jacob Blake; mother, Evelyn Tucker Healy; brothers, Richard, Dennis, Gary, and Robert; sister, Geneva; and numerous nephews, nieces and great-nephews and great-nieces.

A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, September 3,2018 at 10 am at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Belleview, FL.

In lieu of flowers, please donate, in John’s name, to a military veterans program of your choice.


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  1. Heather Anne Fries says:
    08 Oct 2021
    Thinking of you today day, I miss you and mom so much! I love you <3

  2. Heather Anne Fries lit a candle:
    08 Oct 2021
    Lit since October 8, 2021 at 10:42:08 AM

  3. Dayna Moon says:
    05 Sep 2021
    3 years now has gone by and mom is resting with you. Never a day that goes by I don’t think of you and wish I could see you , hear you and hug you.. I miss you always and hope you guys stay proud of me..one day Ill see you again until then keep been a beautiful angel you and watching over us.. I love you so much dad ❤️

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    05 Sep 2021
    Lit since September 5, 2021 at 9:38:33 PM

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    26 May 2020
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    01 Mar 2019
    Lit since March 1, 2019 at 3:16:04 PM

  7. Frank & Marsha Norris says:
    05 Sep 2018
    We are so sorry to hear this. We hope that you and your family are doing ok. If theres anything we can do, let us know.

  8. Jack Powers says:
    01 Sep 2018
    I wish I would have had the time to get to know you more. May you rest in peace and God blessings pour over you. Your family will miss you very much.

  9. Jack Powers lit a candle:
    01 Sep 2018
    Lit since September 1, 2018 at 9:55:09 PM

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    01 Sep 2018
    Lit since September 1, 2018 at 9:54:39 PM

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    01 Sep 2018
    Lit since September 1, 2018 at 9:54:24 PM

  12. Jack Powers says:
    01 Sep 2018
    We will all miss you and look forward to the day we all meet again. Your spirit will live on in us all. God bless you.

  13. Rose Lanci lit a candle:
    31 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 31, 2018 at 8:22:10 PM

  14. Dayna Adams posted an image:
    30 Aug 2018
    Loves you dad..always and forever
    Loves you dad..always and forever

  15. Dayna Adams posted an image:
    30 Aug 2018
    Daddy,heather and Dayna we love you Dad always
    Daddy,heather and Dayna we love you Dad always

  16. Kellie Fries lit a candle:
    30 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 30, 2018 at 8:58:33 AM

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  19. Jennifer mathias lit a candle:
    30 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 30, 2018 at 8:17:11 AM

  20. Mary Brady says:
    29 Aug 2018
    Theresa, my sincere condolences. So sorry to here of your loss!
    Mary (Papa) Brady

  21. Geneva Elizabeth Cloutier lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:07:53 PM

  22. Gary lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:59:03 PM

  23. Brenda Dailey lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:53:57 PM

  24. Mom lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:37:19 PM

  25. Theresa speer lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:25:41 PM

  26. Margaret Pinette says:
    29 Aug 2018
    JOHN I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE GREAT TIMES THERESA YOU AND I HAD REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND LOVE XZ22

  27. Margaret Pinette lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:27:56 PM

  28. Margaret Pinette lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:17:50 PM

  29. Margaret Pinette says:
    29 Aug 2018
    JOHN YOU WILL BE SADDLEY MISSED I SURE WILL REMEMBER THE GREAT TIMES THERESA YOU AND I HAD REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND LOVE YOU

  30. Dennis Holloway lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:43:24 PM

  31. Heather says:
    29 Aug 2018
    Dad,
    So many years with you with happy and fun memories. Had some rough roads together, I have loved you always and will love you forever and ever. RIP dad my heart hurts but I am happy you are at peace with no more pain. I'm proud to be your oldest daughter! I love you so much.❤

  32. Theresa Holloway says:
    29 Aug 2018
    Loving you for the last fifty years was amazing, with three beautiful children. I love

  33. Heather Holloway Fries lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:03:58 PM

  34. Theresa Holloway lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:02:12 PM

  35. Freda Marchman lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:57:40 AM

  36. Robert Holloway lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:48:41 AM

  37. Stacey says:
    29 Aug 2018
    Heather I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. Thoughts and prayers and lots of love to you. Love you

  38. Dayna adams says:
    29 Aug 2018
    Daddy..words can't express how I feel without you..I love you soooo much..I feel greedy and want to hold you ,still be in your arms,and just see you..I know your still with me,you know you have my heart and soul,we have a special bond we always had and is always going to be with us..I'll always have that with you,and in spirit I know you will always be around until we meet again one day..you know I love you so much I'll hold you with me always and forever,I miss you daddy ,rest and be peaceful now..love you always your Dayna paina A.A.F for infinity and beyond xoxoxo

  39. Dayna adams says:
    29 Aug 2018
    Daddy...I love you so much..I know your resting and at peace now..you know your my heart and soul and will be with me everyday..we have a special bond I hold with you..it will stay with me and you always..hardest part was letting you go..I still feel greedy and want to touch you ,hold your hand and see you..I know your with me,I just really miss you like crazy..I love you soooo much and you know that too..rest and be peaceful daddy..until I we meet again one day..love your dayna paina A.A.F to infinity and beyond

  40. Dayna adams lit a candle:
    29 Aug 2018
    Lit since August 29, 2018 at 8:43:51 AM

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