William Henry Holman

July 2, 1928 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 91)


William Henry Holman   July 2, 1928-February 13, 2020
It is with heavy hearts we announce his passing at Simcoe Hospice on February 13, 2020 in his 92nd year. Predeceased by his parents, Dru and Percy Holman and his sister, Marjorie Davis (January 20, 2020).   Missed forever by his family, wife Marlene (Lawrence), his children, Glen Holman (Bette), Karol Cordell (John) and their mother Olive Holman, Jeff Holman (Michelle). Fun Grandpa of Adam Holman (Jennie), Amy Mitchell (Matt), Jason Cordell (Alisia), Kori Cordell, Sophie and Aiden (A.J.) Holman. Proud Great-Grandpa of Derek and Natalie Cordell, Connor and Kayla Mitchell and William (Will) Holman. Remembered by the Herod Family. Bill worked in many sales and executive positions at Hawker-Siddeley (Can-Car Division), Oshawa Wholesale, Codville Company, Hickeson-Langs, Sara Lee, Douwe Egberts and lived in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Burlington, Chicago, The Netherlands. He was well respected in the business world and kept in close contact with many of his colleagues through the years. In his retirement he enjoyed several years of golf playing at Lake Simcoe, Harbour View, Lake St. George in Orillia as well as at many golf courses throughout the world. He had a "hole-in-one" twice. Many thanks to Simcoe Hospice for their excellent care and to Dr. Greg Steffens for his compassion and friendship.  As per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at Burton Avenue United Church on Saturday, February 29th at 11:30 a.m. For those wishing in Memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society , Simcoe Hospice, or Burton Avenue united Church.


Cremation entrusted to 

Marshall W. Driver Cremation & Burial

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Celebration of Life
February 29, 2020

11:30 AM
Burton Avenue united Church (Burton Avenue United Church)


Canadian Cancer Society
15 Cedar Pointe Dr #22,, Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
Tel: 1-705-726-8032

Hospice Simcoe
336 Penetanguishene Rd. R.R. #1 Barrie, ON L4M 7C2, AB
Tel: 1-705-722-5995

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