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obit: Robert Earl Holliday - wife Macek

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  • Rosemary Ermis
    Robert Earl (Bob) (Butch) Holliday, age 56 of San Marcos, formerly of Lakeway, passed away unexpectedly the evening of April 29, 2004. Bob was a Navy Corpman
    Message 1 of 1 , May 31, 2009
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      Robert Earl (Bob) (Butch) Holliday, age 56 of San Marcos, formerly of Lakeway, passed away unexpectedly the evening of April 29, 2004.
       
      Bob was a Navy Corpman serving in Vietnam during the late 60's. On June 28, 1969, he married the love of his life, Judy Macek in Johnson City, TX, and lived in Austin until November of 2003.
       
      Bob was a 35 year member of IBEW Local 520, where he served as a member of the Executive Board, Annuity Committee, Training Director of the JATC, worked in various capacities for local electrical contractors and was presently employed as Senior Project Manager of the Telecommunications Division of Schmidt Electric.
       
      Bob loved and lived drag racing. He participated as an ardent racer, car builder and fan. One of his personal accomplishments was building a race car which was awarded Best Engineered at the Cajun Nationals in 1981. He touched and was instrumental in the racing careers of numerous racers. He was always there anytime to help and expected nothing in return.
       
      Bob is survived by his wife, Judy; their daughter, Christa Leah Ingram and son-in-law, Earl Ingram of Lenoir City, TN; their son, William Scott (Butch) Holliday of Austin, TX; two grandchildren, Dan Earl Ingram and Emma Clara Ingram; his mother, Dorris Marie Livingstone and stepfather, Roy of Dunedin, FL; one brother, John Charles Holliday and his wife, Barbara of Jonestown; two nephews, Sean Robert Holliday of Lubbock and Nicholas Hal Holliday of Okinawa.
       
      Bob's wishes were to be cremated and his ashes scattered in Port Aransas. There will be a Celebration of his Life on Sunday, May 2, at the Hyatt Regency - Townlake, 208 Barton Springs Road, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
       
      He will be greatly missed by family, friends, fellow racers and brother electricians.
       
      For those who wish, a contribution to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15186, Austin, TX 78761- 5186 would be appreciated. Arrangements under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home , San Marcos, TX 78666, 512-353-4311.
       
      Published in the Austin American-Statesman on 5/2/2004.
       
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