Drum Funeral Home - Conover

509 First Ave South, Conover, NC


Joe Holland

August 24, 1954May 30, 2020

Joseph Norman “Joe” Holland, age 65, of Conover, NC, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. He was born August 24, 1954 in Greensboro, NC, the adopted son of the late Ernest Norman Holland and Annie Lou Houser Holland.

Joe’s life was centered around his love of music. He played in many different bands and locations around the country.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 42 years, Billie Setzer Holland of the home; son, Andy Holland and his wife, Katie; and grandson, Lane Holland.

Due to COVID-19 there is no service scheduled at this time.

Condolences may be sent to the Holland family at www.drumfh-conover.com

In lieu of flowers, please give support to your local musicians.

The Holland family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC.


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Robbie Craig

June 5, 2020

Sorry to here of Joe's passing I worked with him at Hanes for several years before his retirement. Always enjoyed our conversations during breaks, and his love for music. Prayers for all Joe's family. Robbie

Bill Norton

June 4, 2020

I am thinking of you and your family during this challenging time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Joe and I enjoyed many years of creating great music together, but certainly too few. He is greatly missed.
Bill and Billie

Vickie Hickman Nelson

June 3, 2020

I knew Joe from long ago when the band used to practice in his basement. Always such a nice guy. Fun memories..

Charles Watts

June 2, 2020

I met Joe when I worked at Hanes Converting when I got out of the Marines.He always had a kind hello and a smile soon after.I hope his family finds peace during this time.He was a really good guy.

Nicky Smyre

June 2, 2020

Joe had a love for music an encouraged others. He was very talented and a good friend. He will be surely missed.

Joanne Martin

June 2, 2020

I was shocked to hear of the passing of Joe! I worked with him for 22 years and he always treated me with kindness. Please know that I am thinking of you during this time. May God grant you peace