DANVILLE, PA ~ James L. Holliday, 80, of Danville PA completed his life’s journey. He was born January 2, 1942 in Monongahela PA, the son of the late Harry Owen and Carrie Mae Cooper Holliday.
He graduated from Elizabeth Forward High School in Elizabeth PA.
He proudly served his country as an SP4 military policeman in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He received badges of expert rifle and expert pistol. He also received the National Defense Service medal and several other commendations.
After his honorable discharge, Jim worked as a line foreman for Dupont for several years, from where he retired.
He was a member of the Danville VFW.
One of his greatest enjoyments was riding his motorcycles and was involved with local riding groups. He loved flea marketing, Auctions and a good bargain. He also enjoyed playing cards and visiting the casino. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and he loved watching the “Cowboy” Channel.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor, quick wit and kind heart. Throughout his travels, he made many friends. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew him.
He is survived by one brother, Mitchell R. Holliday of Elizabeth PA and one sister, Nona Kozelka of Butler PA.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother Gary Holliday.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. His final resting place will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Annville PA with full military honors.
Anyone wishing to honor Jim’s memory, contributions may be made to the Danville Post 298 VFW 339 Mill Street Danville PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc 42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.