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Larry Wayne Holland

October 19, 1945 ~ January 8, 2021 (age 75)

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Mr. Larry Wayne Holland, 75 of Graham, NC passed away on Friday January 8, 2021 at his residence. A native of Alamance County, NC.   He was the son of the late John T. Holland and Nora Whisenant Phillips. Larry was a proud Veteran of the US Air Force serving God and his country. He was a man who always put others' needs above his own. Over the years he had touched so many lives of all ages as his way and wisdom was valued by all. Larry was an avid supporter of the Graham High School Boosters, Southern Alamance High School Boosters and Cummings High School Boosters, whatever school his children or grandchildren attended he was always there lending a hand. Larry was retired and had worked many years as a salesman in the HVAC industry. Over the years Larry enjoyed his family trips to the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, the Bahamas, but the Myrtle Beach trips were always his favorite as he loved to dance to beach music with his beautiful wife. He was a diehard Tar Heel fan as nothing was more important than the game except for maybe a John Wayne western. Larry loved to take his grandchildren fishin’ any chance he could but was known by many to be “Paw Paw”.  Larry was a man who always had a smile on his face and had a quick joke so that others around him would smile as well. Survivors include his loving wife, Linda Stinson Holland; his girls, Nickie Holland and Dawn H. Bowman and husband Mike; grandchildren, Austin-Michal Bowman, Evan Bowman, and Josh Snyder; his great grandson, Jaxon Snyder; Godsons, Williams Snyder and wife Erin and Phillip Snyder and wife Sarah; nephews, Tyler Holland and wife Leslie, Jamie Holland and wife Tangie, and Michael Allison and significant other Vickie; a niece, Christie Hall and significant other Brad and his brother and sister in law, Roger and Jean Allison. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Danny Holland. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 PM on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at McClure Funeral Service in Graham with a Graveside Service to follow with Military rites at 2:30 PM at Graham Memorial Park. Pastor Sammy Ballard will be officiating. Larry will be open to the public for viewing on Wednesday from 9 until visitation time for those who may be more comfortable in that setting due to Covid-19. The family would like to thank Davita Dialysis Center in Graham and all of the wonderful staff and nurses there that took such good care of him. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children at 950 W Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605 or by visiting https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/greenville or to the ALCOVETS at 20 NE Court Square Graham, NC 27253 or by visiting www.alcovets.org.  Online condolences may be made at www.mcclurefuneralservice.net

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