Ernest "Pete" V. Holliday, 81, of Quinwood, passed away peacefully Friday, August 3, 2018, at his home surrounded by family.
Born June 1, 1937, at Meadow Bluff, he was the son of the late Charles and Bertha Hizer Holliday.
Pete worked as a coal miner; for Meadow River Lumber Company and for Campbell Contracting Company. He enjoyed gardening and talking to neighbors. Pete was a Christian.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 31 years, Ruby Burdette Holliday; an infant son Jerome Paul Holliday; and 5 brothers Bill, Ralph, Roy Lee, Carel, and Sam Holliday.
Survivors include his loving son Clell and wife Charlotte of Quinwood; 3 brothers Jim (Jean) Holliday of Michigan, David (Doris) Holliday of Crawley, and Neal "Leo" (Debbie) of Clintonville; 2 grandchildren Sarah Holliday and Cassandra Shipe (Darrell); 2 great-grandchildren Grant and Garrett Shipe; 4 sisters-in-law Nadie Holliday, Rita Holliday, Maxine Rhodes, and Ruby Holliday; special friends Rusty and Rebecca Loudermilk and family; and a host of extended family and friends.
Friends may call Monday, August 6, from 6 - 8 p.m. with a service beginning at 7:00 p.m. with Neal "Leo" Holliday and Pastor Chad Rodes officiating.
Burial will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.
In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to the Quinwood Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 186, Quinwood, WV 25981.
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Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.
Published on August 4, 2018
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