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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Obituary - Horace Richard Holland

Horace Richard Holland, age 78 of Belton, Missouri passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 31, 2021. He was born May 6,1942 in Brookville Indiana, to the late Roy and Grace (Broglin) Holland. He preceded in death his wife, Irene Holland December 9, 2020. They were married for 53 years on August 5, 1967 in Rushville, Indiana.

Richard enjoyed his morning breakfast with his friends at a local restaurant. He did not know a stranger, he enjoyed laughter and conversations. Richard worked for Missouri Public Service (KCP&L) as the linemen for 26 years then happily retired. Among Richard's many accomplishments he took the time to enjoy traveling to 45 states. He loved roller blade hockey with his son and grandchildren, he collected knives and guns, with weekly trips to shooting range. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Surviving are his daughter Shelley Graves of Belton, Missouri and son Richard (Tera) Holland of Overland Park, Kansas, brothers: Thomas Holland of Glenwood, Indiana, Otis Holland of Gainesville, Florida, along with his grandchildren Taylor (Ethan) Fulghum, Seth Smith, Morgan Graves, Parker Graves, and one great-grandchild, Luke Fulghum.

Richard is also preceded in death by his sisters, Alice Holland, Vivian May, Loretta Holland; brothers: Lemuel Holland, Kenneth Holland, Curtis Holland and Vernon Holland.

Due to family request a family viewing only will be held on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at Cullen Funeral Home in Raymore, Missouri (612 W Foxwood Dr, Raymore, MO 64083) followed by cremation. With any thoughtful considerations please send to the address of the funeral home.

The family of Horace Richard Holland wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love and kindness shown to them during this time of bereavement.

Proverbs 31:31 Honor he for all that his hands have done.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278