February 16, 2012
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
February 17, 2012
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
February 17, 2012
1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Mr. Richard D. Holloway
Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home and Memorial Park
5725 Colleyville Blvd
Early Tuesday morning, February 14, 2012 Richard D. Holloway of Kemp, TX left his friends and family to join God at the age of 54.
Funeral Services for Richard will be held on Friday, February 17, in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel, Colleyville at 12:30 PM. Interment will immediately follow in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 16, from 6-8 PM at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville, TX.
Richard was born in Jacksonville, FL on December 20, 1957. He graduated L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, TX Class of 1976. Richard lived on Cedar Creek Lake and loved wearing overalls and going fishing. He was a kind hearted person always lending a helping hand to anyone in need. He loved to entertain his friends for 4th of July with his massive fireworks displays. An extraordinarily talented person in numerous areas, he began in elementary school working on transistor radios that his grandmother would buy for him at garage sales and worked with his grandfather repairing televisions. He was a talented carpenter and electrician and worked many, many years in the construction industry. He learned auto paint and repairs at a very young age and began building and painting custom street rods and race cars while still in high school. He continued those talents throughout his life and was well recognized for his professional talents also. He could basically do anything he put his mind to and do it exceptionally well.
Richard was preceded in death by his grandparents Orval Hugh and Frances Marie Fithian Hodge of Snyder, TX and Lawrence and Helen Mayfield of Lubbock, TX. He is survived by his parents Wayne and Sue Simmons of Haslet, TX, sister Debbie King of Rockwall, TX, brother Larry Mayfield of Haltom City, TX, brother Michael Mayfield of Lake Worth, TX, brother Michael Simmons and wife Shauna of North Richland Hills, TX, brother Steven Simmons and wife Wendy of Haslet, TX, daughter Stephanie Holloway Pastusek and husband Jonathan of Fort Worth, TX, his dogs Duke "The Duck Dog" and Sadie, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and even more friends than we could ever list.