Tony Ray Holman

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tony Holman, 56 a lifetime resident of Rector passed from this life on Tuesday April 1, 2014, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born June 3, 1957, to Harold and Nila (Gregery) Holman in Kennett, Missouri.

Tony was a member of the Church of Christ in Rector. He loved spending time with family and enjoyed the many family picnics they had. He was a fan of car races and enjoyed attending them with his friends, Bobby Tracer, Danny Williams, Charles Manchester, and the late Randy Mills. He always looked forward to meeting them at the restaurant and eating fish.

Tony is survived by his loving parents: Harold and Nila Holman of the home; one brother: Michael Allen Holman of Rector; one niece: Erica Holman Dunson and husband Tony; two great nieces: Kiersten Dunson, Kenlea Dunson; many aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.

Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday April 2, 2014, at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday April 3, 2014, at the Irby Chapel in Rector with Bro. Kenny Burns officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Heights Cemetery.

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