Roosevelt Holloman, Sr.

Sunrise: July 17, 1940

Sunset: October 6, 2019

Roosevelt Holloman, Sr., was born on July 17, 1940, to the late Sarah Holloman and Eligah Holloman, Sr., in Virginia Beach, Virginia. On October 6, 2019, he departed peacefully into eternal rest; free from all pain and suffering. He was predeceased by his sister Dorothy Holloman Bowen, brother Eligah Holloman, Jr., sister Rose Holloman, and grandson Johnathan Holloman. His memory will be forever cherished and honored by his devoted wife Gladiola Holloman of 61 years, daughter Joann Vaughn (Drake), son Roosevelt Holloman, Jr. (Marie), daughter Mary Ann Mendez (Toni), son Randy Holloman, Sr. (Rhonda), and son Shaun Knox (Melissa), 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, brothers and sisters, Joseph Holloman, Sarah (Doll) Mason, Robert (Pop) Holloman, Sr., Lilly B. Holloman, Ulysses Holloman, Freda Newkirk, Barbara Jeffrey, Gene S. Holloman, Sr., and Carolyn Tillett, and a host of other nieces and nephews.

He was an industrious and zealous individual who was driven to succeed in every endeavor. His career included retiring from the City of Chesapeake, and as an entreprenteur, owning his own business, Holloman Enterprises. He gave his life to Christ and joined Christ Empowered Ministries, Inc., where his son and daughter-in-law serve as pastors. He served in the church, and was mostly known for his hospitality as an usher. He loved quartet music by the Canton Spirituals, the Williams Brothers, and Lee Williams. Although we will greatly miss him, the memories of his life are everlasting. His counsel to every one was “you better have some”.

Viewing 4:00pm -8:00pm Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6329 E Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23502

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    Rose Williams says

    To the Holloman Family, We send our heartfelt condolences and sympathy to you. We pray that God will comfort you all and restore your joy. I Know you all as a loving family and you will miss your dear brother, Roosevelt. May God be with you at this sorrowful time. Rose and Don Williams New St. John AME Church

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    Mary Ames Jenkins says

    May God’s blessings comfort you during this period of bereavement.??

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    Bishop Clinton Cuffee says

    To the Holloman’s Family, We send our condolences and sympathy to you. We pray that Holy Spirit of God will comfort you all and give you peace.May God be with you all at this most difficult time. Freedom By The Word Ministry, Virginia Beach, Va., Bishop and Pastor Cuffee

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