Earl Sidney Holman

July 16, 1918 - August 22, 2011
Earl Sidney Holman


Earl Sidney Holman, 93, of
Wilmington, NC, died Monday,
August 22, 2011, at Trinity
Grove of Wilmington.

Mr. Holman was born in
Prince George Co., VA, on
July 16, 1918, the son of the
late Thomas Mirtile and
Bessie Tapscott Holman.

He volunteered with
SCORE and Lower Cape Fear
Hospice. He was Vice-
President of Stone and Thomas
Department Store in
Wheeling, WV, before retiring
in 1990 and moved to Wilmington
to enjoy his remaining
years. He was an avid
golfer and distance runner.
He was past President of
Summerlin Falls Homeowners
Association.

Surviving is his wife of 53
years, Ann Holman of Wilmington,
NC; two daughters,
Karen Ann Holman, Sherri
Jean Holman and her fiancé,
Don Griffin all of Wilmington,
NC; three granddaughters,
Rebecca, Rachel and Angela,
all of St. Clairsville, OH.

The family will receive
friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 25, 2011,
at Wilmington Funeral &
Cremation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to the Lutheran
Services for The Aging,
P.O. Box 947, Salisbury,
NC 28145.

The family would like to
thank the staff of Trinity
Grove of Wilmington, which
is part of the Lutheran Services
for The Aging for their
love and care of Mr. Holman
during his stay.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • August 24, 2011
    Bill Becker says:
    My heartfelt condolences to Ann and the family. I greatly enjoyed the years that Earl played in our golf foursome. He was a congenial, fun person to play golf with and was a true genleman. I regret that I'll not be in Wilmington this week.