Donald Duane Holdeman

Donald Duane Holdeman, 80, passed away early Sunday morning, August 27, 2017 at State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.
Donald was born on June 30, 1937 in Ansonia, to the late Raymond and Goldie Holdeman.
In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters, Betty, Marvin, Emerson, Bill and Virginia.
Donald served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He loved his family and especially adored his grandkids. Donald liked to keep busy an enjoyed being outside doing yard-work. He loved sports and enjoyed watching any kind of car racing and the Cleveland Browns. Donald knew everyone and loved to spend time with friends and family sharing stories and memories. He was an Ansonian to the core being a 1955 Ansonia High School graduate. He kept up with the high school football team and had even donated memorabilia to the Ansonia Athletic Department. He looked forward to the holidays and spending them with those he loved most.
Donald is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joanne (Ray) Holdeman whom he married in November 1959; his two sons and daughter-in-law, Michael and Diane Holdeman of Greenville, and Shane Holdeman of Greenville; five grandchildren, Stephen, Chrissy, Dakota, Rayne and Amara Holdeman; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Life service, with full military honors provided by the Greenville Honor Guard, will be held at 7:00PM, Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with District Elder Mark Jauss officiating.
Family and friends may visit Wednesday from 5:00PM to 7:00Pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

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