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James Raeford Holland Jr.

June 15, 1949 ~ May 14, 2021 (age 71)


"Jimmy" James Raeford Holland Jr. passed away at Wayne UNC Hospital  with his son, Jay, by his side on May 14, 2021.


He was born in Goldsboro, NC on June 15, 1949.  He was the youngest of five children born to Mr. James Raeford Holland and wife, Edna Kornegay Holland. 


He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, (Bobby) Needham Robert Holland and (Ed) Edward Carroll Holland and one sister, Betsy Wells Smith.  He leaves behind one sister, Judy Holland Price and husband, Jan Price of Apex, NC; two sons, (Jay) James Raeford Holland III  of Goldsboro and Justin Tracy Holland and wife, Crystal Holland of Apex, NC and six grandchildren, Sarah, Daniel, Maddox, Bryson, Lilly and Ava.


Jimmy was a Machinist at AmeriCAL in Goldsboro. He enjoyed working flea markets and festivals throughout North Carolina and the Virginia Mountains. 


No services are scheduled at this time.


The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.

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