Harold Wayne Holland

October 6, 1938 - December 17, 2019
Harold Wayne Holland

Harold Wayne Holland, 81, of Williamsburg, died Tuesday, December 17, 2019.  Born in Tennessee, he lived most of his life in Williamsburg.  He was a member of Lebanon Christian Church in Lee Hall, Virginia.  He graduated from Virginia Tech in 1960 with an engineering degree.  He spent 2 years in the U.S. Army Reserves and retired as an aerospace engineer for the U.S. Army in Ft. Eustis in 1996.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eschel Garland Holland, and mother, Cora Nell Holland.  He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Margaret Hitchens Holland; son Gordon Fincham (Jaclyn) of Autryville, North Carolina; daughter Robin Wilder Hartman (Paul) of Williamsburg, Virginia; and son Scott Holland of Williamsburg, Virginia; 14 grandchildren: Christopher Trinkle (Meghan), Adam Wilder, Rachel Cicero (Miguel), Hannah Wilder, Paul Fincham (Samantha), Miah Wilder, Richard Fincham (Kelly), Jonah Wilder, Luke Wilder, Abigail Fincham, Hadley Holland, Isabel Fincham, Sophie Holland, and Piper Holland; 10 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 on Sunday, December 22 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm.  A funeral service will follow at 1:30 pm at Bucktrout Funeral Home, immediately followed by a graveside service at Williamsburg Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his wife’s charity of choice, Susan G. Komen, at ww5.komen.org or by clicking the donate link below.


Service

Sunday, December 22, 2019
1:30 PM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
757-229-3822

Burial

Sunday, December 22, 2019
2:30 PM

Williamsburg Memorial Park - Directions
130 King William Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Visitation

Sunday, December 22, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
757-229-3822

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  • December 20, 2019
    Michele Mahaffey says:
    Marty - I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing how many people are praying for you during this sorrowful time.

  • December 22, 2019
    Jean Harris-Willetts and Dale says:
    So very sorry we could not be there for the visitation. Dale and I were saddened to hear about Hal. He was a good man, and it was a pleasure to have known him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! If there is anything we can do please let us know!

  • December 21, 2019
    Roy Burrows says:
    Marty, as I said to you, I am so sorry for your loss. Hal was a special guy. If you like, I would be happy to share with you and family a special recognition of his favorite work project at the Lab.

  • December 20, 2019
    Carolyn Caylor says:
    Margaret, so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • December 20, 2019
    Gail and Rick Shutt says:
    Marty I’m sadden to hear of Hal’s passing. Please know you and your family are in our prayers. If there is anything I can do please let me know. May you find comfort knowing Hal is resting peacefully in his new Heavenly Home.