Neal Holloway of Puxico, son of the late Walter Harrison and Edith Hazel Keith Holloway, was born in Fagan, Missouri on July 30, 1924, and passed away at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on February 27, 2019, at the age of 94 years, 6 months and 27 days.
On June 27, 1950, he married Jean Cookson in Piggott Arkansas. She preceded him in death on August 24, 2009. He and Jean lived in Puxico and owned and operated Holloway Lumber, and Holloway Lime for many years, he also was a truck driver for Valley Steel. Neal also attended the First Baptist Church in Puxico and he served in the US Air Force. Neal was a 20 year member of the Lions Club, 60 years of the Puxico Masonic Lodge, and liked to travel and play checkers.
Surviving are three sons and wives, Doug & Ginger Holloway, Danny & Patty Holloway, David & Pat Holloway all of Puxico, Missouri; one daughter and husband Diane & Bill McClure of Puxico, Missouri; eight grandchildren; Mandy McClure McMillan & Brandon, Brad & Mandy Holloway, Jacque McClure Hodges & Dustin, Danielle Holloway Wunderlich & Mark, Patrick & Michelle Holloway, Jeanette Holloway Haley & Lucas, Andy & Sarah Holloway, Ryan McClure; nine great grandchildren; Parker, Griffin, & Ruby Jean Hodges, Grant & Luke McMillan, Sophia & Max Wunderlich, and Mary Claire & Blaire Holloway. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one sister Bessie Buttry; two brothers Russell Lynn Holloway and Walter Hoover Holloway.
Friends may call on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 5:00 to 8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Masonic services will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Watkins & Sons Funeral home.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico, with Rev. Ray Placher of Puxico, Missouri officiating.
Interment will follow in the Puxico Cemetery in Puxico, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Fagan Cemetery C/O George Sifford 481 E. East Eva Puxico, Missouri 63960