Joseph D. Holman, 60, of Independence, Missouri, passed away at his home on May 26, 2010.

Joseph D. Holman, 60, of Independence, Missouri, passed away at his home on May 26, 2010.


Joe was born August 11, 1949, in Borger, Texas, to Marion D. and Alvina B. Holman. Joe was an honor roll student and a 1967 graduate of William Chrisman High School in Independence. He attended Rolla University in Missouri for six years majoring in Mechanical Engineering, remaining on the Dean’s Honor Roll throughout his college years and earned a BS degree as a Mechanical Engineer. Joe was a member of the Waldo Avenue Baptist Church in Independence.


Joe was preceded in death by his father, Marion Holman and his youngest brother, Jim Holman.


He is survived by his mother Alvia, of the home, brothers, Dan (Maureen) of Olathe, KS, Ed of Independence, one sister, Neva Miller (Paul) of Independence and his nieces, Missi, Shelly, Alissa, Lori, Amber and Chessie, and several great nephews and nieces.


A memorial service has been planned for Saturday, June 26, 2010, at the New Hope Baptist Church, 18000 E. Lexington Road, Independence, Missouri 64058. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., with the service beginning at 2:30 p.m.


Arrangements: Mt Washington Forever, 816-252-4141.