Hawley Lee Holder passed away from this life peacefully on September 23, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving fam ly after a brief illness. Lee was born on June 24,1928 in Dallas, Texas to William Lee Holder and Josephine Garvin Holder. He was a 1945 graduate of Thomas Jefferson H.S. and a Class of 1949 graduate of Texas A & M. That same year Lee married the love of his life;Barbara Wheeler and they spent over 70 years together before Barbara s passing i n 2017. Together they were blessed with four children. Lee was the owner and operator of the Milam Building Garage for nearly 5decades. Family and friends were Lees passion and delight throughout his life. He was always known to be the consummate gentleman to all he met. He enjoyed golf with his buddies at the Dominion, the lake house at Horseshoe Bay, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his ever growing family.We are profoundly grateful for having the best Dad, Granddaddy ever and for the years in which he enriched our lives with daily blessings. Lee Holder leaves amazing legacy. He taught his family to love intensely, to be fiercely loyal, to forgive completely, to live life passionately and to stand up for what you believe. His beloved wife, Barbara and their daughter, Jill, and sister Patti Smith preceded Lee in death. Lee is survived by his daughters, Jody Kelly (Dan) and Jan Ogle; son Bill (Mary Jo); grandchildren, Billy Holder (Stephanie) , Allison Hannal ( Steve ) , Jordan Hanselman (Russel), Patrick Kelly, Ryan Ogle (Alexis), Cory Ogle ( Lindsey ) ; greatgrandchildren, Hudson and Emme Hanselman, Olivia and Joe Hannel, Reid and Brynn Holder and Leland Ogle. Ofelia Patino, our Angel who has been part of our family for more than 37 years, also survives Lee. A Memorial Service and celebration of a life well lived will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 5, 2018 at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 315 East Pecan St., San Antonio, TX 78205. Rev. Carol Morehead officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Mark's Episcopal Church in memory of Hawley Lee Holder.

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  1. Sorry for the loss of your loved one. My deepest sympathy and condolences goes out to you and your family. The Bible calls God the source of life Acts 17:24,25 so have faith that God is certainly capable of restoring life to someone who has died so be assured that you will see your loved one again. God sees death as the enemy 1 Corinthians 15:26 and I pray he gives you comfort in your time of need. There have been eight instances in the Bible of humans young, old, male, and female who God brought back to life on earth John 11:39-44 and he yearns to bring back your loved one who are in his memory Job 14:14,15. I pray that God of comfort gives you strength and the ability to endure during this time and that you rely on him when you feel weak. In Jesus name I pray Amen

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