Fred H. Holley, Jr. 79, of Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
He was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Betty Holley; sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Jerry Tickle.
Surviving are his loving wife of 58 years, Doretha H. Holley; his favorite daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Jeff Kennedy; two grandchildren, Thomas Kennedy and Elizabeth (Drew) Clerno (they were the apples of his eyes, and he could always be found cheering loudly at their sporting events). Also surviving are two brothers, Andy (Glenna) Holley and Charley (Alice) Holley.
Fred was an ordained deacon, Sunday School teacher and enjoyed summers working with youth at World Changers and Impact Virginia; and any mission project where help was needed. He was a member of Bonsack Baptist Church where he served as an usher and worked in the food pantry.
Memorials be made to the Food Pantry at Bonsack Baptist Church.
Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, September 24, at Bonsack Baptist Church, 4845 Cloverdale Road, Roanoke by the Rev. Danny Quirin and the Rev. Brian Clingenpeel. Interment was in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Simpson Funeral Home, 366-0707.