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William Gordon Holdway

June 5, 1944 - December 16, 2010
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William "Bill" Holdway June 5, 1944–Dec. 16, 2010 Age: 66 Residence: Greeley Bill passed away surrounded by his family Dec. 16, 2010, at his home in Greeley. He was born June 5, 1944, in Baltimore, Md., to Henry and Iris (Thomas) Holdway. Bill grew up in Wilmington, Del., where he graduated from Henry Conrad High School. He entered the U.S. Navy after graduation, serving from 1962 to 1969. During his time in the Navy, he served aboard submarines. He was stationed in New London, Conn., and shipped out from Rota, Spain. He received his technical training through the Navy. On Oct. 18, 1969, he married Linda Michaud in Auburn, Maine....
William "Bill" Holdway
June 5, 1944–Dec. 16, 2010

Age: 66

Residence: Greeley

Bill passed away surrounded by his family Dec. 16, 2010, at his home in Greeley.

He was born June 5, 1944, in Baltimore, Md., to Henry and Iris (Thomas) Holdway.

Bill grew up in Wilmington, Del., where he graduated from Henry Conrad High School. He entered the U.S. Navy after graduation, serving from 1962 to 1969. During his time in the Navy, he served aboard submarines. He was stationed in New London, Conn., and shipped out from Rota, Spain. He received his technical training through the Navy.

On Oct. 18, 1969, he married Linda Michaud in Auburn, Maine. After they married, they moved to Morrisville, Pa., where he started his 30-year career with Digital Equipment Corp. They lived in Annapolis, Md., for five years, then in 1978 moved to Colorado Springs, where they raised their family. They moved to Greeley in 2004 to be close to their family.

Bill attended Christ Community Church in Greeley. He was very spiritual and kind to all he met. Above all was his love for his family. He was an avid reader and loved listening to all types of music, especially Christian music. He was very creative with food dishes and enjoyed cooking with his daughters, trying new recipes. He loved golfing and time with his friends.

Bill is survived by his wife, Linda of Greeley; three daughters, Renée Kaneta and husband Sam, Robin Murray and husband Shane, and Nicole Gaspers and husband Matthew, all of Greeley; one sister, Patricia Lafferty of New Hope, Pa.; and eight grandchildren, Lauren, Cailyn, Samuel, Andrew, Abigail, Paige, Madison and Hannah.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stoddard Funeral Home. Inurnment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of Northern Colorado, MS Society or American Kidney Fund, all in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 28th St., Greeley, CO 80634.

"To Bills Family …. Please accept my deepest sympathy. I worked with Bill in Colorado Springs during the 80’s and have since moved to Atlanta. I always..." Bob Ross (Roswell, GA)

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