Edward L. Holtzclaw


Passed: Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Funeral: Friday, July 8, 2016

Age: 89
Location: Greer, SC

Edward L. Holtzclaw, at the age of 89 went to be with the Lord on this day, July 5, 2016.

He was predeceased by the love of his life, Corrie Lou Holtzclaw.

A native of Greer, the son of the late James M. and Alvis Farrow Holtzclaw, he was a retired Superintendent of Postal Operations, Greer United States Postal Service and was a lifelong member of Brushy Creek Baptist Church, Taylors, SC where he was a former deacon and was active in the church throughout his life.

Mr. Holtzclaw was a World War II Veteran Technical Sergeant 5th Calvary and served in the Pacific and occupation of Japan.


Surviving are two sons, James M. Holtzclaw (Cindy) of Greer and Don E. Holtzclaw (Kathy) of Fountain Inn; four grandchildren, James Tony Holtzclaw (April), Edward Cory Holtzclaw (Jessica), Craig Allen Holtzclaw (Holly) and Kaitlin Marie Holtzclaw; two step-grandchildren, Rachel Van Gordon, Robbie Burgess (Alison); three great-grandchildren Easton and Knox Holtzclaw and Wade Holtzclaw and one step-great-grandchild, Callie Burgess.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 8, 2016 at Brushy Creek Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Robbie Sox and Dr. Stephen Clyborne.

Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held 9:30-10:45 a.m. Friday at Brushy Creek Baptist Church.

The families are at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children?s Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648-9989.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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