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Jack Patrick Holland

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Death 10 May 2005 (aged 61)
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 139285030 · View Source
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Jack Patrick Holland went to be with Jesus peacefully from his home here in Galveston, TX on May 10, 2005 at the age of 61. A private ceremony for Jack will be held Sunday.

Jack was born here on Galveston Island January 10, 1944. He was baptized at Central Christian Church. He graduated from Ball High School Class of 1963. He was an officer of Teen Town at Trinity Episcopal Church. He began working at UTMB in 1962 as an apprentice and retired as a state inspector from UTMB in 1996.

Jack was known as one of the best fisherman on the island, he began fishing when he was 4 years old. He was a member of the Galveston Jaycees and received a Presidential Appreciation award.

For the last 34 years he was a very dedicated member of Southeast Texas Sports Fishing Association. Jack won numerous awards and was Fisherman of the Year many times. He also received the Charlie Stone Memorial award. Jack loved fishing with his long time best friend Jeff Ellis.

He loved the outdoors, camping, gardening, collecting antiques and growing vegetables. He had one of the largest old Bottles collections, he loved digging them up all over Galveston.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents Gus and Harriet Holland and son jack Patrick Holland Jr.

Grandpa you will be greatly missed by everyone who knew you. You were the best man we ever knew. You never hurt a soul and always made us smile and laugh all the time with your jokes and stories. We know you'll still be out there fishing with all of your buddies. We love you and you'll never be forgotten.

Obit credit: Guidry News Service Online

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