William Robert ‘Bill’ Holland Jr.

Mr. Holland

Mr. William Robert “Bill” Holland Jr., 84, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his residence in Salisbury, NC.

Born August 3, 1934, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late William Robert Holland Sr. and Blanche Bell Becker Holland.

Mr. Holland was educated in the Amsterdam, NY schools and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from the Navy Reserve.

He was a heavy equipment operator for Dan’s Excavation Services, Johnstown, NY before retiring.

Mr. Holland was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and was a life member of the American Legion.

Mr. Holland

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Beatrice Langlois Holland; daughters, TerryLee Bjorklund and husband Richard of Bowie, MD, and Jeanmaire Remes of Hagerstown, MD; son, Robert Holland of Ocala, FL; brother, Keith Holland and wife MaryEllen of Broadalbin, NY; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 22) at Oak Park Retirement Living and at 7 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church with the Rev. John Tucker officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

Inurnment service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday (Aug. 23) at Salisbury VA National Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by the U.S. Navy and the Rowan County Veterans Honor Guard.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Holland family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.