Loyd "Speck" Harold Holliman
March 2, 1927  -  October 29, 2007


Loyd Harold Speck Holliman of Elm Valley, 80 passed away on October 29, 2007 at a local hospital.

Speck was born and raised in Kirkland Texas on March 2, 1927 to Loyd Harold and Ethel Sides Holliman; he graduated from Kirkland High School in 1944. He married Thelma Ruth Box in Quanah, Texas in 1947.

He worked on ranches in Childress County, Cottle County and in Stonewall, CO. They moved to Dalhart, Texas in 1960 where he worked several years as a cattle auctioneer and cattle buyer. In 1975 he worked in automobile sales in Amarillo, Texas. He retired in 1991; he was a member of the Chaparral Baptist Church, Amarillo, TX. In 2003 they moved to Elm Valley to be close to family.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma Holliman of Elm Valley; two daughters, Billie Holliman of Elm Valley and Debbie Finch and husband, Terry Blake of Dallas; son, Loyd Earl Holliman and wife, Desiree of Weston, CO; and a granddaughter, Heather Swimm of Sacremento, CA.

Pallbearers are Scotch Clements, Gary Frost, Dickie Maxwell, Tracy Willey, Bill Mercer and Terry Blake.


Obituary Provided By:

Elmwood Funeral Home & Memorial Park
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
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