Harold Lee "Floyd" Holladay

Obituary
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Harold Lee "Floyd" Holladay
04-27-35 to 06-28-12
Harold was a Korean War Navy Veteran, a retired pipefitter, the owner/operator of HRD Racing and a long time resident of Rialto, Ca. He passed away at his home with family present.
Harold was the first born of 4 children to Harold and Lillie Holladay in Arnette, OK. During the Korean war he served aboard the USS Wiltsie. Once out of the Navy, he joined Local Union 364 in Colton, Ca and worked as a pipefitter until he retired in 1997. Also, during this time he and his wife owned and operated Holladay Cycles in Rialto, Ca. He enjoyed all types of racing his entire life.
Harold was preceded in death by his wife of over 56 years, Norma Jean, July 25, 2010. Harold will be greatly missed and is very lovingly remembered always by his daughter, Rene' Holladay of Victorville, Ca, his son and daughter-in-law, Rory and Annette Holladay of Canyon Lake, Ca, his 5 grandchildren and his 5 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Lillie Meland of Orting, WA and his father-in-law, Gus Jahnke of Apple Valley, Ca.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the VFW Post 8737 (2018 W. Foothill Blvd, San Bernardino, Ca) on Saturday, July 28 from 1 pm to 5 pm.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on July 11, 2012
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