Nolan Jack Holloway


Nolan Jack Holloway, 84, born February 14, 1935 to Alus and Myrtle Odell Holloway in Chattahoochee, Florida and passed away on November 10, 2019. He had lived in Chattahoochee allof his life, where he lived the good times, graduating from Chattahoochee High School in 1954. He played football and was a drummer (snare drums) in the concert band, under the direction of Mary Lillian Watson. He was selected for State Orchestra in Tampa, where the guest conductor was the renowned Fred Waring.
He managed Kwilecki’s Hardware from 1959 to 1984. Jack was a faithful, active member of Chattahoochee First United Methodist Church, having served on various committees through the years, and singing bass in the choir for over 45 years.
When Jaycees were formed in Chattahoochee, he was the first President, then served a second term. He also served as President of the Lion’s Club. He was among those Jaycees active in initiating the founding of the Little League Ballfield and 4th of July celebrations down at the Booster Club, as well as the park area now known as Gholson Park.
Jack was an avid fisherman and loved old-fashioned Southern Gospel music. He was a long-time Gator season ticket holder until 2017.
He had the good fortune to travel our great country and Canada RV’ing, as well as traveling abroad, even to Doha, Qatar, in the Middle East. Jack was a member of the Young Republicans in 1969 under Governor Claude Kirk and served on the Board of Directors at Tallahassee Community College in the 1970’s. He was also a member of the Gadsden Country Club. Jack loved and enjoyed his family and wants to be remembered as he was before his illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Lee D. Holloway.
Jack is survived by his wife, (Virginia) Ginger Holloway; a son, Jay Holloway; four daughters, Cheryl Winkler and husband Steve, Michelle Oliver and husband Lyn, Cindy Williams and husband Heath, and Jeannie Stanford and husband Chris; grandchildren, Nic, Ben and Ansley Oliver, Matt Winkler, Amanda Fuhriman and husband Nick, and Hayes Stanford, as well as one great grandson, Will Fuhriman.
The family would like to give special thanks to Kindred Hospice and their staff for the loving care they gave Jack.
Flowers are welcomed or contributions in Jack’s name may also be made to Chattahoochee First United Methodist Church or Kindred Hospice.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time at the First United Methodist Church in Chattahoochee with Rev. Mike Kramer, Rev. Mike Hutcherson and Rev. Rudy Watson officiating. Visitation for friends and family will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Chattahoochee, FL.


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