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Edward J. Holman

November 17, 1935 — May 19, 2021

Edward J. Holman, 85, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 17, 1935, in Muhlenberg County, to the late Estel and Julia Gray Holman. Edward served in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea. He also built furniture as a master carpenter, first as a subcontractor for 9 years before then going to work for and retiring from the State of Michigan. Ed enjoyed singing in a quartet in his earlier years and singing at church later in life, and coached church league basketball and softball.

Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Lola Belle Camplin; two brothers, Elbert Ray Holman and James Loyde Holman.
Ed is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ruth Folger Holman; a daughter, Sherry Holman; two sons, Kevin Holman (Kelli), and Curtis Holman (Catalina); grandchildren, Brandon Holman, Justin Holman (Rachel), Shelby Holman, Catherine Tillery (Toby), Jack Holman (Sydnee), Tanya Toomata, Joseph Toomata, and Milloy Klebold; great-grandchildren, Jaxton Holman and Jesse Holman; and a brother, William Holman.

The memorial service for Ed Holman will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Larkin Baptist Church, 2531 West Old State Road 45, Rockport, Indiana 47635.
The number of those attending the memorial service shall be within current health and safety directives.

Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Heartford House, c/o Hospice of Western Kentucky 3419 Wathens Crossing Owensboro, KY 42301.

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