John L. Hollida, 85

JUNE 10, 1927-MARCH 10, 2013

March 11, 2013
  • John L. Hollida
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John Lester Hollida passed away peacefully Sunday, March 10, 2013, at 85 years of age.

Born June 10, 1927, in Berkeley County, he was the youngest son of the late Morehed Coe and Irene Hammock Billmyer Hollida.

John was a lifelong member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He was active in the church choir and men’s Bible study, and taught Sunday school.

He enjoyed traveling, gardening, photography and trains.

John served our country in World War II as a corporal in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Margaret Catherine Linton Hollida; his brother, Donald Miller Hollida; and eldest sister, Mary Lee Sencindiver Hollida.

John will be lovingly missed by his son, John Robert Hollida and his wife, Donna; one brother, Morehed Coe Hollida Jr.; two sisters, Patricia Huffman and JoAnn Keller; three grandchildren, J. Robert Hollida Jr., Chad J. Hollida and wife, Kristy, and Melissa Kathryn Hollida; and three great-grandchildren, Ian, Kendall and Eden Hollida.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 6 to 8  p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home in Martinsburg.

Interment will immediately follow at Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg.

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