ELYRIA - Arthur C. "Boy" Holloway Jr. of Elyria went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 14, 2013 in the Malachi House of Cleveland, following a lengthy illness.
A lifelong resident of Elyria and a graduate of E.H.S class of 1946. Mr. Holloway served in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in German and France. He was a retired inspector from Ford Motor Co, Ohio Truck Plant Avon. During his retired years, he worked as a crossing guard for Elyria City Schools, as well as a security guard for Burns Security.
He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Elyria where he was an honorary Deacon. He was also a member of the Lorain County Male Chorus, American Legion, Elyria Branch NAACP, teach and counselor for Young David, and the Herman Daniels VFW Post#826, Lorain.
He enjoyed walking, spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, and reading the Bible.
He is survived by daughters, Bernadette Keaton of Elyria and ReeRee Holloway of Lorain; sons, Arthur C. Holloway, III of Baltimore, Md, Kevin Holloway of Louisville, Ky. and Terry (Georgiana) of Lorain; his companion Lillia Morris of Lorain; 15 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; a sister, Katherine "Girlie" Woods of Elyria and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by parents Arthur C. Sr. and Hannah (nee Whitfield) Holloway; brothers, Hardy "Lucky", Willie "Redman" and Glenn "Fella" Holloway; and sister, Ophelia "Bae-Bae" Key.
Friends may call Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 12 noon at Second Baptist Church, 427 Chapman Lane, Elyria, Ohio. Rev. Juanita Gray will officiate. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 127 West Bridge Street, Elyria, Ohio (440) 322-7788.
Online condolences can be sent to www.Carterfuneralhomesinc.com
Published in The Morning Journal on July 18, 2013