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Samuel Holiday

Monument Valley - Samuel T. Holiday was born on June 2nd, 1924. He drew his last breath on June 11th, 2018. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Lupita Mae Holiday and children, Mabel B. Austin & L. Lisa Miller. And grandchildren Rhayannon & Rhaylynn Redhouse.

At 94yrs old he is survived by 6 children. H. Helena Begaii, Herman H. Holiday, Carol Todecheene, Lupita "Baysha" Holiday, Corina S. Holiday-Boxton & Samantha "Serta" Holiday. With 35 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren.

Samuel T. Holiday was born & raised in Monument Valley, UT to Billy Holiday & Betsy Yellow. After attending boarding school in Tuba City he went on to enlist in the United States Marines where he served in the 4th Marine Division, 25th regiment H and S company. It was here where he became a Navajo Codetalker in World War II.

There will be a viewing on Thursday the 14th in St. George from 5pm to 7pm at Hughes Mortuary located at: 1037 E 700 South

Funeral services will be on Friday June 15th in Monument Valley, UT at 11am, (exact location to be announced at a later time).

Interment will be held at the Kayenta Community Veterans cemetery. Reception will immediately follow at Monument Valley High School cafeteria in Kayenta, AZ.

He will be escorted by various Veterans Honor Riders from St. George, UT to Monument Valley, UT. Leaving at 6am from Hughes Mortuary in St. George.

Please direct all Donations to Hughes Mortuary and reference "Samuel T. Holiday Memorial fund" through Wells Fargo bank. This is the families o?cial & only account.

Please visit www.hughesmortuary.com to leave condolences and see full obituary.
Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on June 13, 2018
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