Herbert Marshall Holder
May 17, 1937  -  January 17, 2019

Herbert Marshall Holder

Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Friday, February 1, 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Funeral Service
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Friday, February 1, 2019
2:00 pm
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Elmwood Memorial Park
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Friday, February 1, 2019

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I served in the Air Force.

Herbert Holder, 81, beloved Father, was called to his eternal resting place on January 17, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A funeral service will be held Friday, February 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on February 1 from 11 to 12 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Herbert entered this world on May 17, 1937 in Louisville, KY, born to Nathan Holder and Erner Shipley Holder. He married Thelma McDonald. Herbert served in the Air Force from 1954 to 1974.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma Holder, daughter, Vernessa Franklin, son, Corey Holder, and son Toriano Holder and daughter-in-law Mandisa; sister, Mona Jean Gaither.

Herbert was also preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret Gaither, Bubba, and Nenie, and his brothers Guy and Bootsy Holder.


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  1. Rhonda Daugherty
    Louisville, KY

    My condolences to the Family! I am the daughter of his oldest sister Mildred Daugherty!

  2. Alona Holder Pack
    Prospect, KY

    Another family member has gotten his crown in glory. Such a nice, kind, congenial uncle who served this country with dignity. It was always joyous occasion to be in his midst. Such a pleasant smile. Peace and strength to Aunt Thelma, Vanessa, Corey and Tito. Love, Alona

  3. Pookie

    RIP uncle Herbert. Take your rest. Tell E.P, and everybody we miss and love them and love you too💕💕💕. My name is Pookie the daughter of Uncle Herbert's youngest sister "Ninnie". Holder

  4. Deborah Gaither Smith
    Louisville, KY

    Uncle Herbert, Rest In Peace, you were loved by my mother your sister Margaret. Prayerfully you are with your other siblings.
    We are praying for your family.
    Love Donna and Deborah ❤️

  5. Mona Jean Gaither
    Louisville, KY

    I loved you my brother, I am praying for God’s Peace for your wife and Children.
    Love your sister... Jean

  6. Shawn Holder
    Louisville, KY

    Uncle Herbert you will be missed. Love your niece Shawn

  7. Faye Hines
    Atlanta, GA

    Often thought of you uncle Herbert. Remember your smile well when we were children. I wish you peace. Your niece, Faye

  8. Annette Smith
    Marietta, GA

    I loved you Uncle Herbert. Lord give us strength. Mary's daughter 404 4332895

  9. Annetta Powell
    Louisville, TX

    Love you Uncle Herbert.

  10. Christy Michelle Miller
    Arlington, TX

    Pops, you have not, nor will you be, forgotten. Joshua and I love you. We always have, always will. You were a great friend to me and grandfather to Joshua. Thank you for always helping me with little man. Joshua loves you more than you will ever know. He has never stopped speaking about you. He has such wonderful memories of you. I will make sure he always remembers! Thank you. Rest well.

  11. William woodson
    Kilgore, TX

    So sorry to hear about losing your dear father. Herbert is in Gods memory now and he can rest as he awaits the resurrection back to a healthy life with no more sickness. John 5; 28,29
    You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

    Much love,
    William and Lynn Woodson

  12. Mr. Mrs. Bobby Woodson
    Dallas, TX

    Prayers to the family that God grant you peace, grace and comfort that only He can give to your heart and soul.
    it was an honor to meet Mr Holder and spend some time with him during the Christmas holiday. Bless you all.

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