Cleveland  Holladay

Obituary of Cleveland Holladay

Cleveland Lavern Holladay, 71, husband of Chrissy Gainey Holladay, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence.


Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Clifton Holladay and Ora Bell Stephens Holladay.


Mr. Holladay was a retired self-employed construction worker and was a U. S. Navy veteran of Vietnam.


Surviving are his wife of Sumter; three sons, Tony Holladay and Christopher Holladay both of Sumter and Michael Holladay (Sherry) of Covington, VA; a daughter, Jennifer Langston (Allen) of Dalzell; 9 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Holladay.


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Sunday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Rev. Vince Gainey officiating.


Burial will follow in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from 1 P.M. to 2 P.M. Sunday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home.


Online condolences may be sent to


Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.