David L. Holloway, 65, of Bradley County, TN, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013, at his residence with his loving family by his side.
David was a member of Mt. Olive Church of God and attended the Waymakers Sunday School Class. He was retired from the Bradley County Schools after 31 years of faithful service. During his tenure, he taught at Black Fox Elementary, Principal at Michigan Avenue School, Special Ed. Supervisor, Technology Supervisor and Elementary Supervisor. During those years, he coached basketball, softball and baseball. He was elected to serve as Superintendent of Bradley County Schools prior to his retirement. After his retirement, David taught for 3 years in the Georgia School System and was employed as a Funeral Director Assistant at Grissom Funeral Home. He was a past member of the Cleveland Rotary Club and the Gideon’s. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother and a faithful friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny Walter and Margaret Johnston Holloway.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Mary Holloway; three beautiful daughters, Jill & Matt Ingram, Merridith Holloway Wiseman and Whitney & Kevin White; six grandchildren, Chase Wiseman, Haylea Wiseman, Maddy White, Ella Ingram, Morgan White and Anna Ingram; two sisters, Donna and Don Jones and Linda and Danny Keller; one brother, John and Connie Holloway; one nephew and two nieces, Dustin Jones, Tachsha Schoolcraft and Caroline Holloway; two aunts and four uncles, Cora Davis, Joyce Allmon, Jack Holloway, Vernon Holloway, Bobby Holloway and Derryle Holloway; two sisters-in-law, Pat and Jerry Akins and Linda and Larry McDaniel; one brother-in-law, Wesley Mitchell, Jr.; and a host of friends.
A Celebration of the Life and Home Going of David L. Holloway will be held Tuesday, January 22, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Church of God with Pastor Gary Sears, Rev. Paul Lee and Rev. Charles White officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Chase Wiseman, Kevin White, Matt Ingram, Jason Morris, Dusty Jones, Tucker Jones, Keith Rominger, Please Haruo, John Driver, John Dixon, Jerry Frazier, Gary Baldwin, Kenny Phillips and Rick Smith serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Waymakers Sunday School Class.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make memorials to David Holloways Grandchilden Educational Fund c/o Bank of Cleveland P.O. Box 5000 Cleveland TN 37320.
Arrangements are being handled by Grissom Funeral Home.