Donald DeWayne Holland

June 07, 2022

Oct. 13, 1929 - May 31, 2022

Funeral services for Donald DeWayne Holland, 92, of Meadville, were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Bude Church of God.

Interment was at Byrd’s Chapel Cemetery in Franklin County.

Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 3, at Riverwood Family Funeral Services in Brookhaven, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday, June 4 at the church.

Mr. Holland was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Meadville, and he went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He was a member of Bude Church of God, and loved singing, hunting and fishing.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Sylvia Holland; his parents, Willie and Ethel Holland; his son, Garland DeWayne Holland; his brothers, Lamar, Robert, Sidney, Bertram, Stewart, Jack, James and Joe; and his sister, Alice.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Wanda Gail Edwards (Jimmy Dale) and Ina Gafford (Todd); his brother, Leslie Holland, his five grandchildren, Casey Edwards, Olivia Edwards, Ashley Davis, Beth Louviere and Autumn Gafford; his eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

He will be missed by all that loved him.

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Riverwood Family Funeral Services of Brookhaven was in charge of arrangements.