Vander Allen Holden

07/05/1953 - 09/16/2021

Vander Allen Holden

07/05/1953 - 09/16/2021


Obituary For Vander Allen Holden

Vander Allen Holden, 68, beloved husband of Kristi Newman Holden, went home to the Lord on Thursday, September 16, 2021.
Born in Jacksonville, July 5, 1953, a son of the late Charlotte and Sarah Bullard Holden, he had made the United States Navy his career where he trained as a refrigeration and air conditioning Tech and a outboard engine mechanic.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Jatanna Costner and her husband Chad of Hope Mills, and Karylan Holcomb of Hubert; his sons, Darryl Newman of Minnesota, and Craig Holcomb and his wife Jessica of Texas; his sister Peggy Newcombe and her husband Tommy of Rocky Mount; his brother, Henry Clay Holden of Hubert; 9 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Annie Ruth Holden and his brother, Charlotte “Bubba” Holden.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m.. in the Johnson Funeral Home 2685 Henderson Drive in Jacksonville with services beginning at 2 p.m. Interment, with military honors, will be in Onslow Memorial Park .Condolences may be shared by clicking the "condolence" tab above

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  • So sorry for this terrible loss. He was a true character in every sense of the word, and will be missed.

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