Obituary for Walter Holloway
Walter G. Holloway, Jr., 83, died July 23, 2017 in the loving arms of his wife of fifty-seven years Rose Norman Holloway.
Walt was born in Portsmouth, VA and grew up in the Tidewater area. He served in the Air Force, stationed in Alaska. He began a career with the US Government that led him to travel the world including stays in Panama, Thailand and Germany. He retired to New Bern, NC where he enjoyed golf, fishing and writing for the local paper. He loved reading and continued to enjoy two newspapers each day.
He met Rose while she was completing nursing school in Richmond and they began a family that included a daughter, Lisa H. English (Stephen) of Chapel Hill, NC and sons Walter G. Holloway, III (Lisa) of Mountain Center, CA and Ryan H. Holloway of Morrisville, NC. He was especially proud of his three granddaughters, Marie E. English of Knoxville, TN, Eleanor B. English of New York, NY and Madelene G. Holloway of Abingdon, VA. He is survived by his brother Robert E. Holloway of Guernsey, WY.
There will be a celebration of life at his home Monday, July 31, 4-7 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to 3HC Hospice at 2402 Wayne Memorial Dr. Goldsboro, NC 27534 or the Alzheimer’s Association at 300 E Front St New Bern NC 28560.
Online condolences may be directed here one the Pollock-Best website.
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