January 5, 1942 - May 13, 2020
Gerald Holloman, 78, of Bishopville, known to many as “Jerry,” or “Buddy,” passed into his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, with his devoted wife, Christine, by his side. He was born on January 5, 1942, the son of the late Ivey William and Susan Beasley Holloman. He graduated from Ashwood Central High School in 1960 and immediately began his military career in the United States Air Force where he served as a large weapons instructor. He retired in 1985 with the rank of MSGT and worked for two years in civil service at Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. He returned to live in Lee County in 1994. Mr. Holloman was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. Mr. Holloman is survived by his wife, Christine; his son, Alan Joseph Holloman, Alexandria, Virginia; his sister, Shirley Gunder of Dayton, Ohio; his brother-in-law, Elvie Stone (Rebecca), of Baxley, Georgia; 3 nieces and 1 nephew; and many cousins and friends. He will be greatly missed by his fur babies; Winnie Bell, Annie Bell, and Winston. The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice of Sumter and all of the devoted nurses who cared for Mr. Holloman, with special appreciation to Amy. A memorial service will be held at 4 o'clock on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Bethany Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Jim Chandler will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to Bethany Baptist Church, c/o Fred Sandy, 2600 Raccoon Road, Mayesville, SC 29104. Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home is caring for the family.
Gerald Holloman, 78, of Bishopville, known to many as “Jerry,” or “Buddy,” passed into his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, with his devoted wife, Christine, by his side. He was born on January 5, 1942, the... View Obituary & Service Information
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