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Pastor Curtis C. Holloway

August 1, 1928 October 2, 2018
Pastor Curtis C. Holloway
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Pastor Curtis C. Holloway was born on August 1, 1928 to the late John and Mable Holloway. He had two brothers, the late John Holloway and the late George Holloway, and 1 surviving sister, Mabel Anderson. He came to New Jersey from Newport News, Virginia at the age of 5. He was married to the late Estelle Bowden on September 14, 1947 and five children were born from this union: Diane Holloway, Phyllis Holloway, the late Deborah Ransom, Iris Bishop and Curtis Holloway Jr.

Pastor Holloway worked at Red Devil Tool Co. for 50 years. He became an auxiliary police officer in 1967. He joined Sunlight Baptist Church in 1951 under the leadership of Reverend Barnes. He was a Deacon for 35 years and became a licensed Minister in 1991. He was ordained in 1992 by Greater Emmanuel Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Benjamin Parker. Reverend Holloway would eventually become the senior pastor of that ministry.

Pastor Holloway enjoyed fishing, ministering, going to church, spending time with his family and going to Wildwood. He had a heart of gold and made many lifelong relationships with clergy and many others. He truly lived life to the fullest with the simple pleasures of life. He always wanted to talk about the Bible. Pastor Holloway was always willing to mentor young Christians.

Pastor Holloway leaves to cherish his loving memory, his children, 1 son-in-law, 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, 1 sister, 1 sister-in-law, and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Visitation

Friday

12

Oct

6:00 PM 10/12/2018 6:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 10/12/2018 9:00:00 PM
Greater Bethel Baptist Church

305 Morris Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Greater Bethel Baptist Church
305 Morris Avenue Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

13

Oct

10:00 AM 10/13/2018 10:00:00 AM
Greater Bethel Baptist Church

305 Morris Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Greater Bethel Baptist Church
305 Morris Avenue Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosemount Memorial Park Final Resting Place

US Highway 1 & McClellan
Newark, NJ 07107

US Highway 1 & McClellan Newark 07107 NJ
United States
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