OBITUARY

William "Bill" Eugene Holden Jr.

March 15, 1928December 28, 2018

William โ€œBillโ€ Eugene Holden Jr. was born March 15, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri to William Eugene and Florence Lucille (Smith) Holden. Bill was a resident of Salem, Oregon for the past 45 years where he worked as a welder for Little Iron Works until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing on lakes and morning coffee with โ€œThe Guys.โ€ He was beloved by his family, friends and neighbors. Bill is survived by his daughters; Kathy (Julio) Huaman, Diane Brown, Brenda Shorey and Patti (Fernando) Clouthier, 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren with another due in August 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife Ilene Holden and his daughter Marilyn Holden. Graveside services with military honors will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11:30 am at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. Arrangements by Howell Edwards Doerksen with Rigdon-Ransom Funeral Directors.

Services

25 January

Graveside Service

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Willamette National Cemetery

11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd
Portland, OR 97086

REMEMBERING

William "Bill" Eugene Holden Jr.

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Brenda Shorey

January 12, 2019

Hello Dad. Sure do miss you. Dustin is officially a proud owner of a 1997 Chrysler as of yesterday. So happy that you saw Jesus and let me know you did before passing. Oh what a happy day!! All my love to you.

Kathy Huaman

January 11, 2019

Hi Dad ~ Am sharing this memory of your Mt Jefferson...Shan found this & wanted you to have it in your memorial...you'll aways have a clear view from your window in heaven๐Ÿ’•Love you so much๐Ÿ’ž

Kathy Huaman

January 8, 2019

While I'm sharing 2018 Christmas ๐ŸŽ„memories bet you'll get a kick out of Kara, Mia & Cade ๐ŸŽ…...you have some AWESOME descendants ๐Ÿ’•

Kathy Huaman

January 8, 2019

Hi Dad ~ Time to take down the Christmas decorations... Gypsy wanted you to see one of her 2018 Merry Christmas moments ๐ŸŽ„ She knows you love her & she misses you too ๐Ÿ’• As always the best part of her day is getting her "apple"๐ŸŽ

Kathy Huaman

January 2, 2019

Hi Dad ~ don't think you ever got to see a picture of Connor's 1st fish ๐ŸŸ he caught ๐Ÿ˜Ž Takes after his great-grandpa!

Kathy Huaman

January 1, 2019

Dad - Connor wants to be sure you see his new brother or sister...๐Ÿ’• you!!!

Patti Clouthier

January 1, 2019

My memory is a visit to Dadโ€™s with Mom.Dad and I woke up early Mom was still asleep.Dad and I looked out the bedroom doors at each other and I said coffee?He shook his head yes.We felt like little kids sneaking off to his favorite coffee spot.Dad introduced me to all his friends and that is my special memory.Love you Dad

Roxy Dog

January 1, 2019

Thanks for the blanket grandpa.Will miss you. Love Roxy

Kathy Huaman

January 1, 2019

It was a happy 90th!!

Kathy Huaman

January 1, 2019

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠHAPPY NEW YEAR in heaven DAD๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ It's only been a few days & I miss you so much!! We went to the restaurant where you, Brenda, Dustin & I went to lunch & you had the root beer in a bottle...we should have made room for desert cause we had the best hot fudge sundae ever...you'd have loved it!!๐Ÿง YUMMY!! Give a hug to all we love with you now๐Ÿ’• Love you forever!!