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James Clyde (Jimmy) Holladay, Adair Co., KY (1947-2013)

Unforgettable Jimmy Holladay: He was a member of a highly regarded, old-line Adair County family. Mr. Holladay was a retired elementary art teacher with 28 years of distinguished service in the Adair County School System. He was beloved by thousands, especially those Adair County students who were fortunate to have him as a teacher, and will never be forgotten by those parents whose children discovered hidden art talents under his guidance. His kind smile was an inspiration to all he met. He was a former member of the Jaycees and the Columbia Kiwanis Club. He was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed amateur radio and a past member of the Central KY Amateur Radio Club

James Clyde "Jimmy" Holladay age 66 years of Columbia, KY passed away Monday, June 10, 2013 at 3amCT, at the Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY after an illness.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday June 13, 2013 at 7pmCT/8pmET, at the Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, 2267 Jones Chapel Road, Columbia, KY with Rev. Mike Moon the officiating clergy. Interment in the Union Cemetery, 174 Milltown Church Road, at Gradyville, KY. Visitation will begin at 6pmCT/7pmET, Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church.

James Clyde "Jimmy" Holladay, Adair Co., KY (1947-2013)

He was born on February 2, 1947 in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY/ He was the son of the late Frank and Mary Garnett Patterson Holladay of Columbia, KY. He died Monday, June 10, 2013, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 66 years, 4 months, and 8 days.

Survived by the following:
  • One sister: Patricia Holladay Bennett and husband James E. of Columbia, KY

  • One niece: Fancy Melton of Frederick, Maryland

  • Several cousins and a host of friends and former students
Mr. Holladay was a retired elementary art teacher for 28 years in the Adair County School System. He was a former member of the Jaycees and the Columbia Kiwanis Club. He was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed amateur radio and a past member of the Central KY Amateur Radio Club.

Send a condolence to the family of James Clyde "Jimmy" Holladay

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of the arrangments.

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