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Moore Funeral Home & Moore Memorial Gardens

1219 North Davis Drive, Arlington, TX

OBITUARY

William Harold Holland

December 13, 1931July 30, 2020

William Harold Holland, 88, passed peacefully on July 30, 2020. He was born December 13, 1931, to the late Louis and Ruby Holland. The second of two children, his older sister, Shirley Elizabeth passed at the age of one year and three months. He grew up in Oklahoma in the Broken Arrow area and attended Broken Arrow Jr. High as well as High School. William played in the band and football, graduating in 1949. He attended Jr. College at Southwestern Bible Institute in Waxahachie, Texas in 1949 to 1951 the transferred to Texas Wesleyan College of Fort Worth, Texas and graduated in 1953.

He met his beautiful wife of 67 years, Iris Lorraine Londot, in 1952. They had four children, Shirley Lorraine, Patrician Anne, Philip Louis, and Billye Janeen. William taught school for three years the transitioned into the aircraft industry as a Materials and Process Engineer in Paint for Douglas Aircraft. He then entered into the business of paint manufacturing in 1958, spending 38 years as product research and development, customer service, and management. Summit Industrial Coatings was started in 1988 by William and eventually led to his retirement in 1997. After retirement He, Iris, family, friends traveled all over in the motor coach, camping out, fishing, and playing golf.

William is survived by his wife, Iris; four children; Shirley Kiper, Patti Rand, Philip Holland and Billye Tam and spouses; 10 Grandchildren; and 12 Great Grandchildren

A visitation will be held at Moore Funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis Drive, Arlington, TX 76012, on Monday, August 3, 2020 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Funeral Services will begin at 9:00AM on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, followed by the committal service.

Service Music will include: Beulah Land, Look for Me (Rusty Goodman), and I Can Only Imagine (Mercy Me)

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 3, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Memories

William Harold Holland

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Kelle Gerner

August 4, 2020

The memory I would like to share about Mr. Holland is of his kindness. Billye and I had been best friends from 2nd to our 10th grade summer. The day they were all packed up and ready to move to Texas , we were at her grandparents home saying goodbye and crying my eyes out. The whole family was hugging me bye, when he did he told me I'm sorry I'm taking her away from you. He reminded me we are call away, and there is always 6 Flags, with his sweet smile. All four of the kids had the best daddy. I am praying for Mrs. Holland and all the family for healing the loss in their hearts. He will always be remembered of only good things, to all he touched.

Alec Hanshaw

August 3, 2020

What I would do to have one last cup of coffee with you. Thank you for all of your wisdom and support over the years, I am beyond blessed to have you as my great grandfather. Put in a good word for me with the Lord. I miss you already, love you Papi. ❤

Philip Holland

August 2, 2020

Dad, I’m going to miss my best friend and I will truly miss our nightly talks. My father never met a stranger and had such a giving heart. Thank you for being such a positive role model for me.

Love you soooo much!!!

Jim Harrell

August 1, 2020

Bill was a great friend. He saw the bright side of any situation. He was an encourager. He loved to laugh & make others laugh. He was always smiling. He adored his family and was so proud of each one of them. He was lovingly devoted to Iris. One of my fondest memories was singing with Bill in a Gospel Quartet in Broken Arrow, OK. I will most definitely miss talking with him and receiving his text messages & emails. Jim & Jennie Harrell

Shirley Kiper

August 1, 2020

My Father was a family man and loved his children dearly. I will miss our texting and phone calls during college football season. We were both Oklahoma Sooner fans and I will miss so many things but this is one. I will love and cherish those memories forever! I love and miss you so much Dad but you will always be in my heart forever! Your number 1 daughter. ❤❤

Patti Rand

August 1, 2020

My dad and I loved the The Dallas Cowboys. Every Sunday on game day, we would text back and forth during the game. We shared a lot during the game.
He was always there for me no matter what. He always made me feel special!!
Daddy you're the most special person in my life!! I miss you so much!!! Luv u!!!💔💔💔💔

Billye Tam

August 1, 2020

The love of music/singing and softball is something my dad and I shared. The love for his family was never hidden. He never met a stranger, and was so intelligent, that success followed him in everything he encountered. I couldn't be more proud to be his baby daughter. Miss you always.❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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