Randy Holleman



Tupelo – Randy Ray Holleman, 66, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He was born February 1, 1952 in Searcy, AR, but grew up in Little Rock, AR graduating from McClellan High School in Little Rock, AR. His parents were the late Doyne Holleman and Marcell Cole Holleman. He was married to Tonya Floyd Holleman on March 15, 2014. He lived in Mississippi for over twenty years moving here with Sara Lee Corporation, retiring as an electrician from Jesco Construction, Inc, in February of 2018. He loved NASCAR and drag racing and restoring old vehicles esp. his 1957 truck to its original condition. He was a hard worker and enjoyed keeping his yard perfectly and making bird houses. He was a skilled woodworker and a “jack-of-all-trades.” He loved his kids especially his three grands that called him “Papaw.” He attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

A service celebrating his life will be at 11 AM Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Graveside services will follow at Old Union Cemetery west of Shannon. Visitation will be from 5 PM -8 PM on Monday, June 4, 2018 and from 10am-service time all at Holland - Tupelo Chapel which is honored to be serving their friends. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Randy is survived by his wife, Tonya Holleman of Carr Acres in Verona;; his son, Bobby Holleman of Fayetteville, Ark; his daughter, Melissa Holleman of Little Rock, AR, his sister, Shelia Simpson (Joe) of Little Rock, AR, his brother, Dennis Holleman (Cindi) of Hensley, AR, and James Holleman of Bryant, AR; A sister-in-law, Melanie Dorrell of North Little Rock, AR; three step-children, Chance Silvia, Brianna Silvia and Austin Silvia; and three grandchildren, Nadia, Sophia and Kaden Holleman.

Randy is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Rhonda Evans; a brother, Rick Holleman and a sister-in-law, Susan Holleman. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 779 County Road 506, Shannon, MS 38868, c/o Hoyle Duffie,