Joseph Clifton Holland

Published 10:00 am Monday, July 1, 2019

Joseph Clifton Holland, 90, passed away on June 28, 2019. He was born in Nansemond County to the late Mattie Virginia and Jesse Linwood Holland. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 ½ years, Flora Bland Holland; brothers, Johnnie Linwood Holland, Jesse Edward Holland and William Hunter Holland; and sister, Virginia Marie Holland.

Cliff was a member of Western Branch Baptist Church and the Ruth Bible Class. He served as a deacon and in numerous other capacities in the church. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and served in the 9th Infantry. Cliff was a founding member of the King’s Fork Ruritan Club. He was a long-time owner/operator of Windsor Shell Service.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Pamela Miller (Mark), of Fairfax, Wanda Rector (John), of Suffolk, Brenda Mansfield (Cary), of Suffolk; sons, Joseph “Joey” C. Holland, Jr. (Pam), of Suffolk, Adrian Alan Holland (Lucy), of Suffolk; grandchildren, Stefanie, Meredith, Haley, Casey, Kelly, Trey, John, Trent and Kate; brother, Raymond Jackson Holland (Lenora); and many other loving family members.

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A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Western Branch Baptist Church, 6952 Old Myrtle Road, Suffolk, with Pastor Tim Rawls officiating. Burial will follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. The family received friends Monday, July 1, 2019, at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, and will receive friends at other times at the home of daughter Brenda Mansfield. Memorial donations may be offered to Horton Wreath Society, P.O. Box 6246, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Condolences may be offered at