William Holloman

William Holloman

September 21, 2022, 78, Goldsboro –

William Holloman, 78, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, September 21.

William was born on January 1, 1944. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Betty Daughtry Maye, and his brother, E.B. Holloman.

He is survived by his sisters, Jean Holloman Brown, Pat Brogden Toler, Judi Holloman Utley, and Shelby Holloman Krafft, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Thelma Brogden Holloman formerly of Goldsboro, his father, Emmett Lee Holloman formerly of Mt. Olive, and nephew, Richard Eugene “Rick” Brown formerly of Goldston, NC.

At William’s request, no formal service or visitation will be held. Private interment will be held at a later date.  

A veteran of the United States Army, William was a dedicated newsman for most of his life and was a staunch believer in the value of community print journalism. His six-decade career began at WGBR in Goldsboro, and he spent numerous years writing for the Goldsboro News-Argus and the Mount Olive Tribune.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wayne County Animal Shelter, 1600 Clingman St., Goldsboro, NC 27530.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Holloman family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.