Edward “Harrell” Holland, 83, of Spring, Texas passed away Tuesday, June 4th after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.
Harrell was born April 14th 1936 in Bessmay, Texas to Walter Homer and Oza Irene Holland. After graduating from Silsbee High School in 1954, he joined the Army as a cryptologist.
During the 1960s, Harrell became an amazing daddy to three daughters. In June of 1987 he married the love of his life, Cathy Borski. Cathy introduced him to a new passion and love - raising cattle.
Harrell loved the building materials industry he worked in and the people he worked with. After retiring from Louisiana Pacific, he struggled with retirement. He will be missed for his wit, charismatic, warm, outgoing personality and easy smile.
Harrell was proceeded in death by his parents, Homer and Irene Holland; and brother, Henry Holland.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 32 years, Cathy Holland; daughters, Telisa and husband Robert Marsh of Cypress, Texas, Michelle Holland of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Selena Holland of Tulsa, Oklahoma; stepdaughter, Kim Boudreaux of Slidell, Louisiana; stepson, Jim Brasher of Los Angeles, California; three grandsons and two granddaughters; brothers, Homer Holland of The Woodlands, Texas and Howard Holland of Dallas, Texas; sister, Nancy Jones of Beaumont, Texas; three nieces and three nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Metcalf Funeral Directors, 1801 East White Oak Terrace, Conroe, Texas 77304.