|James E. Holshouser Jr.|
|Written by Jeremiah Farmer|
|Thursday, 20 June 2013 08:50|
Former Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013 after a period of declining health. Born in Boone NC to The Honorable James "Peck" Holshouser, Sr. and Virginia Dayvault Holshouser.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Peck and Virginia Holshouser; his wife, Patricia Hollingsworth Holshouser, his sister, Laura Mast, and a baby boy in 1968.
He is survived by his daughter, Ginny Holshouser Mills and husband, John, of Winston-Salem and daughters, Holly and Maggie; niece Malinda M. Rathbone and children, Morgan and Bailey; nephew Allen Mast and wife, Dana, and daughter Esther; niece Amy Mast; nephew Tim Mast and wife, Christine and children, Olivia, Anabel and Audrey; sister-in-law Nancy H. Brown and children, Victor and wife, Sharon, and Deanna and son, Kasey; sister-in-law Linda H. Simms and husband, Tom, and children Amy, and Jeff, wife Heidi and son, Lucas; and a host of cousins and extended family.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian at 1:00 o'clock.
The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, June 20, 2013 in the Fellowship Hall of Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church from 6:00 until 8:30.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 330 S. May Street, Southern Pines, NC 28387.
Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines is in charge of the arrangements.
Announcement courtesy of Hampton Funeral Service.
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