Dateline: November 18, 2004


Memorial services for William A. Holden, age 49, were held on Saturday, November 13, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. at Schooler-Gordon Bell Avenue Chapel in Amarillo with Truman Ledbetter officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors of Amarillo.

Mr. Holden died November 10, 2004, in Amarillo.  He was born September 1, 1955. He married Carol Boon June 25, 1977, at NWS Earl Naval Base in Colts Neck, New Jersey. He was in the United States Marine Corps Mr. Holden was the owner of W.N.C. Marketing as well as the Quartermaster of Texas VFW #7782 and VFW Dept. Texas District 9 Commander. He also served on the Child Welfare Board in Clarendon. While living in New Jersey, he was a Police Officer, a member of the Volunteer Fire Department, First Aid Squad, VFW #2179 Color Guard, and the Cooties. Mr. Holden was a member of First Baptist Church in Clarendon, Texas. Mr. Holden was a “Life Member” of the VFW as well as a “Life Member” of the Fraternal Order of Police.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents and his sister, Patricia “Pat” Holden.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Holden; his daughter, Danielle Holden; his daughter, Christine Holden; his brother, Frank Holden and wife Carol; his brother, John Holden and wife Jeri; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

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