Drum Funeral Home - Conover

509 First Ave South, Conover, NC


Homer Sanford Hollar

21 March , 192429 May , 2019

Sanford Hollar, age 95, of Newton passed away peacefully Thursday, May 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at Carolina Caring in Newton.

Born March 21, 1924, he was the son of the late Hullie Homer Hollar and Edith Abernethy Hollar.

Sanford was a WWII veteran of the United States Army. He was a carpenter and retired from Yount Lumber Company. His family brought great joy to his life but it was his grand-children who brought the greatest enjoyment. He was the most caring, loving, generous man who will be missed by many and loved by all.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred E. Hollar; sisters, Nell Winebarger, Bell Pope Grace Pope, Maude Poovey, Dezzolo Winebarger; brothers, Lacy Hollar, Luther Hollar, George Hollar, Joe Hollar, Fred Hollar, Floyd Hollar, Alfred Hollar, Billy Hollar; and daughter, Patsy Jean Hollar.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Janice Dellinger; son, Kenneth Hollar; grandchildren, Michael, Christy, David, Tracie and 6 great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Bethel Lutheran Church in Claremont with Rev. Eric Hollar officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.

Sanfords’s family would like to offer a special thank you to the staff of Carolina Caring in Newton for their compassionate and tender loving care of our loved one.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Sanford’s name to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.

Online condolences and memories may be shared with the Hollar family at www.drumfh-conover.com who has been committed to Sanford’s service arrangements.


  • Receiving of Friends Saturday, 1 June , 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, 1 June , 2019


Homer Sanford Hollar

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Dr. Chris Durham, Dr. George Soung & Staff

31 May 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this very difficult time! May his memory be eternal!

~ OSIC family