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George E. Holliday

August 26, 1937 — October 21, 2019

George E. Holliday, age 82 of Bristolville, passed away at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. George was born in Yorkville, OH on August 26, 1937 to George A. & Kathryn (Schneider) Holliday. Nearing the end of the Korean War, George proudly served her country in the US Army.
On November 22, 1958 George was united in marriage to the former Sara Beckett who survives.
His career started working along side his father in the heating business, but opportunity took him to the Ford Motor Company where he worked in assembly for 25 years before his retirement.
When George took time for himself, he was typically found outdoors. He had a lifelong love of hunting and fishing only hanging up his rifle and rod &reel when his health made him. He was a member of the NRA and past member of the Moose Lodge in Mecca. Most importantly, George was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Besides his wife of 61 years, George is survived by his daughters Cindy (Jeff Arnal) Porter of Wellington, Tammy (Brad Wright) Holliday of Hudson, Melinda Holliday of Elyria and Melissa (Mike) Masterson of Sheffield Village; his son Jeff (Dawn Rizer) Holliday of Dorset; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; his brothers Charles of N. Ridgeville, Lanny of Columbus Station and Scott of Medina; and his sisters Edith of Ashtabula and Sandra of Nelsonville. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sisters.
A memorial service for George will be held on Saturday October 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Lane Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel, Cortland with the family meeting friends one hour prior to the service.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shafer-Winans Funeral Chapel

164 North High Street, Cortland, OH 44410

Family will receive friends for one hour prior to the start of the service.

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