John Edward Holland, Jr.

August 20, 1943 - September 2, 2021
John Edward Holland, Jr.


John Edward Holland, Jr., 78, husband of Patricia Holland, died on September 2, 2021 at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, Wilmington, NC after a short illness. He was predeceased by his son, John Edward Holland, III; two sisters; one stepdaughter and one stepson.

Born in New Hanover County, NC, on August 20, 1943, to John Edward Holland, Sr. and Dorothy Farrow Holland. He had resided in Delco, NC.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a stepdaughter, Tammie Stevens; a stepson, Marion Michael Mixon (Robin); five step-grandchildren: Ray Stevens Jr. (Leah); Brandon Stevens, Michael Mixon (Stacy) and Michele Hendrix (Kyle); eight step-great grandchildren; and one sister, Dottie Williams.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Delco Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 283 Kaiser Road Delco, NC 28436.

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  • September 09, 2021
    Tammie Stevens lit a candle:
    Lit since September 9, 2021 at 9:30:10 PM

  • September 09, 2021
    Brandon Stevens says:
    John was good to my grandma and always could count on him for a smile everytime I seen him , Rest In Peace until we meet again ❤️

  • September 11, 2021
    Bill Skipper says:
    Neighbor and good friend I thank God for John's friend I amy blessed to have had a neighbor such as John and Pat. May God bless and comfort Pat, Dottie and family.

  • September 18, 2021
    Michelle Finch says:
    Mr. Holland never had a bad day! I always enjoyed seeing him in the office over the past 8 years. He will be missed. Mrs. Holland is in my prayers ❤