Obituary: Horace Eugene (Gene) HollieJun 25th, 2012 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Horace Eugene ( Gene ) Hollie, 84, of Lee, passed away at his home on Friday, June 22,2012, after a short battle with lung cancer.
Mr. Hollie was born in Alabama, later his family moved to Live Oak, where he spent his young adult life. Later he moved to Panama City, but returned to Live Oak and Lee where he met and married Laverta Williams.
Mr. Hollie is preceded in death by his son Kevin.
Surviving are his children: Joan(Mike) McCrimon, John (Angie) Hollie, James (Judy) Corbin all of Live Oak; Tammy (Tim) Sindt of Madison, Edith (Virgil) Morgan of Morganton,Ga., Debbie Nolan and Leroy (Penny) Hollie of Brooksville, Earl (Vicky) Hollie of Panama City, Keith (Gwen) Hollie of Anchorage, Alaska; and one cousin, Gayle (Willie) Carter of Lee. Also surviving are three stepdaughters and four stepsons from surrounding counties, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Mr. Hollie was a carpenter and an avid fisherman that loved telling about the big one that got away. He was also a great gardener that loved to give his vegetables to friends and family.
ICS Cremations of Lake City were in charge of all arrangements.
A memorial service will be held at Pine Grove Missionary Church (three miles north of Madison on Rocky Ford Rd.) in on July 01, 2012 at 2 p.m.