Paul Frederick Hollis
TERRE HAUTE - Paul Frederick Hollis, 94, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019. He was born on September 13, 1924, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Edgar Hollis and Eleanora (Kunz) Hollis.
Paul served in the United States Marines Air Corps. He was an SBD dive bomber. He worked as an operator for Ethyl Visqueen and also he worked in maintenance for the Vigo County School Corporation. Paul was an avid basketball fan, who loved the Pacers. He was an excellent carpenter that could make anything. Paul enjoyed sweets, especially chocolate. He also enjoyed spending time with his Poodle, Lilly.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, sister Josephine Miller, and his son Curtis Ray Hollis. He is survived by his wife of 75 years Wilma (Jewell) Hollis; daughter Carroll Smith and her husband Gary; grandchildren Shelly Modesitt (Jeffrey), Kalen Smith, and Ryan Smith; great-grandchildren Sierra Held (Stephen), Rebecca Jo Lott (Ben), and Amantha Lott; and great-great-grandchildren Marley Held, Stephen Held II, and Rowan, Kennen, Amora, and Vivian.
Memorial services are scheduled for Friday, August 16, 2019, at 3:00 p.m., in Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804. Family and friends are invited to gather and share memories of Paul, beginning at 2:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Published on August 13, 2019


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