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HOWARD JOLLEY Howard Jolley, 93, of Las Vegas, passed away March 11, 2014. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, and was a retired auto salesman and 21 dealer. Howard was born to Mary Sproul Jolley and Washington Lafayette Jolley, May 10, 1920, in Washington, Utah, where he attended elementary and high school. In 1940, he moved to southern California, and was employed at Kennedy Name Plate Company, where he met Emily Natalie Enoch. They were married March 29, 1942. Howard enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in July 1942, and served until December 1945. Howard attended Business College for one year and then was employed by his father-in-law at Enoch Chevrolet, Management School in Detroit, December 1951. In 1955, he and his family moved to Las Vegas, where he was employed at Community Chevrolet in auto sales. He always worked very hard to provide for his family. He was employed at the El Key Lodge and Casino in Searchlight, and subsequently in Las Vegas at the Golden Nugget, Showboat, landmark and, finally, the Desert Inn Hotel and casino, where he retired in 1980. His hobbies included golf, fishing, hunting and college basketball. He was an avid UNLV fan. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. Howard was the youngest of 12 siblings, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Emily Natalie Enoch; and daughters, Gail Oswald and Deborah Rolf. He is survived by his son, Gregory Jolley (Gayle); and his grandchildren,...
HOWARD JOLLEY

Howard Jolley, 93, of Las Vegas, passed away March 11, 2014. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, and was a retired auto salesman and 21 dealer. Howard was born to Mary Sproul Jolley and Washington Lafayette Jolley, May 10, 1920, in Washington, Utah, where he attended elementary and high school. In 1940, he moved to southern California, and was employed at Kennedy Name Plate Company, where he met Emily Natalie Enoch. They were married March 29, 1942. Howard enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in July 1942, and served until December 1945. Howard attended Business College for one year and then was employed by his father-in-law at Enoch Chevrolet, Management School in Detroit, December 1951. In 1955, he and his family moved to Las Vegas, where he was employed at Community Chevrolet in auto sales. He always worked very hard to provide for his family. He was employed at the El Key Lodge and Casino in Searchlight, and subsequently in Las Vegas at the Golden Nugget, Showboat, landmark and, finally, the Desert Inn Hotel and casino, where he retired in 1980. His hobbies included golf, fishing, hunting and college basketball. He was an avid UNLV fan. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. Howard was the youngest of 12 siblings, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Emily Natalie Enoch; and daughters, Gail Oswald and Deborah Rolf. He is survived by his son, Gregory Jolley (Gayle); and his grandchildren, Kimberly and Ryan Jolley, Nancy LaDuke, Roger, Billy and Darren Morrison, and Jennifer Dunn. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-l p.m. Monday, March 17, with funeral services following, both at Palm Mortuary-Downtown, 1325 N. Main St., in the small chapel. Burial will follow services at 2:30 p.m. at Palm Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Arrangements under the direction of Palm Downtown Mortuary, Las Vegas, NV.

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