John M. “Jack” Holloway Sr., 91, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, and lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, October 25, 2019. He retired from Basic Construction as an Asphalt Plant Superintendent in 1993 after 28 years of service. Jack was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the J.O.U.A.M.
Jack was preceded in death by his daughters, Jackie Ray and Nell Jarmon. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Esther Sheaffer Holloway; children, Cathy Hall (David), John Holloway Jr. (Paula), Lester Holloway (Wanda), and Michael Holloway (Hope); sister, Merle Dean Bunting; brother, Ronald Holloway; son-in-law, Jimi Jarmon; eight grandchildren; Michael, Dewey, John John, Jeremy, Chris, Amber, Jason, and Heather;and ten great-grandchildren, Blair, Molly, Carissa, Layton, Cason, Johnny, Jayden, Logan, Mackenzie, and Carter; and constant companion, Muffin.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Oct. 30, 12:00-1:00 PM, immediately followed by a Celebration of Jack’s life at 1:00 PM led by Rev. Patricia Riggs, all at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton. At other times the family will be at the home.
Memorials may be made in memory of Jack to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org). Online condolences to claytorrollins.com
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