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Clyde William Holland, 68, of Prince Frederick died June 3, 2012, at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.
He was born Oct. 27, 1943, in Calvert County to the late Edward Holland and Grace Hicks.
He was educated in the Calvert County public school system. He worked as a laborer in construction for about 25 years. He was a member of St. Matthews Free Gospel Church, where he also was baptized.
He always had a smile on his face. He was known for helping people whenever they were in need. He found great joy in spending time with family and friends and loved to visit them; he never missed a family gathering, and he loved to eat.
He will always be remembered for cheering on the Dallas Cowboys. He loved to play pool with his friends at Calvert Pines. He also liked to hang out at McDonald’s with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Selena Smith; and brothers, Edward G. Holland, Nathaniel Holland and Carroll Holland.
He is survived by his sisters, Ida A. Chambers and her husband, Carroll, Mary Helen Jones, Theresa E. Holland and Mary L. Holland-Savoy and her husband, James; brothers, Wilson L. Holland and George C. Holland; and aunts, Dorothy Pinkney and Laura Holland.
A funeral service was held June 9 at Sewell Funeral Home in Prince Frederick, with the Rev. Daniel Jones officiating.
Interment was at St. Edmonds United Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesapeake Beach.
Pallbearers were Delante Scott, Jamil Jones, Julien Jones, Neal Jones, Derwin Scott, Pondell Beverly, Philander Holland and Mark Adams.
Honorary pallbearers were George C. Holland, Harold Smith, Wilson Holland and Jessie Parker.
Arrangements were provided by the funeral home.