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Guy T. Holloway

Guy passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo.

He was born July 2, 1949 in Plainwell, the son of Carl and Martha (Coder) Holloway. Guy served his country in the U.S. Army. He had worked as a delivery driver at Joe’s Pizza in Plainwell, as a mechanic at Plainwell Lanes and at several area factories over the years. Guy had spent the last 3 years living at Fairview Nursing Home in Centreville.

In his free time he enjoyed watching scary movies and wrestling, bowling, listening to music, playing cards, eating sweets especially chocolate ice cream and singing karaoke.

On December 1, 1979 he married Laurie (Mitchell) Holloway who passed away on January 17, 1999.

Surviving are his children, Joey Ellis, Martha Sherwood, Ben Holloway, Derek Snyder and Jeannette Bayyapuneedi; many grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Irving along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Laurie Holloway; son, Damien Snyder; siblings, Suzie King, Helen VanDerhoff, Dannie Holloway and Julia Smith and nephew, Bobbie Irving.

Friends may visit with Guy’s family from 5-8 PM, Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, February 7, 2020 at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell.

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February 3, 2020 at 5:43 pm

Martha I’m so sorry for your loss no words to describe what you are going through love nicole


Janet Huggett

February 3, 2020 at 7:45 pm

Im so sorry for your loss I loved talking with Guy every day he was such a great man, Such a blessing to serve him every day, May God comfort you in this time


Dave and Shirley Emmons

February 3, 2020 at 8:16 pm

Guy was my cousin, I haven’t seen him in a long time, but he was an awesome person, always teasing and making jokes, never a dull moment when He was around. My deepest sympathy to all of you, and I pray for comfort and peace,


Govinda Rajulu

February 3, 2020 at 8:45 pm

May his soul rest in piece. My deep condolences to his family members. Please take caremom n dad


Theresa Irving

February 4, 2020 at 1:48 am

Hugs and prayers to uncle’s family, been rembering the silly things he would do. Love you mom and cousins.


Karen+ Ron Myers (Town )

February 4, 2020 at 5:29 am

Sorry to all the family of this crazy old man ! Rest in peace till we see each other again !


Krishna B

February 4, 2020 at 4:14 pm

May his soul rest in peace. Our deepest condolences to Jeannette. Please take care.


Jessica Hicks

February 4, 2020 at 5:48 pm

My condolences to the family. My name is Jessica I took care of Guy at Fairview. He will be missed for sure . Fly high angel


Mike Hageman

February 6, 2020 at 9:01 pm

Guy was 100% authentic, honest, funny and cared very deeply about his family. I’ll definitely cherish the times we tossed a frisbee, went bowling, watched Syfy and WWE together. We shared countless hours of laughter, I will always miss him a lot.

So sorry Jeannette for your loss.


Donna Engle

February 7, 2020 at 3:41 pm

I miss Guy he would always talk about his Family and he would talk how he use to deliver pizza and he would make people laugh and I like watching movies with him so sorry for your loss Jeannette


Lorinda Weaver

February 8, 2020 at 8:26 pm

My Mom Cindy Weaver was his wife Laurie’s cousin and I tell you what he was the coolest ever. I remember him delivering us pizzas and visiting at their house on the corner across the street from the Plainwell library. Rest In Peace and hugs to the family. I’m so sorry for your loss.


Jenny Adams

February 16, 2020 at 7:31 pm

So sorry Martha and Benji! I haven’t spoken to either of u in many years but I wanted you both to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Guy!


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