Grover Milton Holler, Jr.

Grover Milton Holler, Jr., 89, passed away Friday, Aug. 13th at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock, with Pastor James Bailey and Pastor Daniel J. Crisman officiating.  Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery, Edinburg.

Grover was born Jan. 31, 1921 in Arlington County, the son of the late Grover M. Holler Sr. and Grace Sheetz Holler.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth S. Holler, (Oct. 09), brothers Oscar Holler and Henry Holler and sisters Emma Miller, Frances Burch and Virginia Wetzel and one granddaughter, Sara Ann Crisman.

He is survived by one daughter, Jeane H. Crisman and husband John of Edinburg, one granddaughter, Beth J. Cecil and husband Frank of Woodstock, one grandson, Daniel J. Crisman and wife Bethany of Quarryville, Pa.  He is also survived by 5 great grandchildren Wyatt and Benjamin Cecil, Lilly, Seth and Lucianne Crisman.  He also is survived by one brother, Cecil H. Holler and wife Barbara and sister-in-law Bobbie Holler.

At an early age Mr. Holler began his career in the poultry industry, running a poultry plant in Edinburg with his brothers, Henry and Cecil Holler.  He was President of Blue Ridge Poultry & Egg Company; also President of Shen-Valley Homes, manufacturer of homes in Shenandoah Valley.

Within his community, he served as director of Shenandoah Telephone Co. for over 50 years and also served as director for Farmers Bank-Dominion Bank, Edinburg.

Pallbearers will be Ken Burch, Zane Neff, Bill Ortts, Kenny Smith, John Dellinger and Richard Sine.

Honorary pallbearers will be Warren French, Chris French, Dave Ferguson, Henry Shirkey and Mike Cook.

Family will receive friends at Dellinger Funeral Home on Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, Va 22601 or WOTC (88.3 Radio), 146 Parsons Point Lane, Edinburg, Va. 22824.

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  1. Dale S. Lam says:

    To the Hollar Family:

    I am a member of the board at Shentel and joined the board during the last couple of years that Grover served.

    I wanted to send my condolences to the family and let you know how much respect that I had for Grover. He was sincerely dedicated to Shentel and always looking out for the best interest of the company and its shareholders. Above all, I would say Grover was a person of integrity. His motives were pure and he took his work seriously. I had the utmost respect for his opinions and suggestions.

    I feel fortunate to have worked with Grover and I am sure he was even more of a blessing to your family.

    I hope that you have many fond memories and I wish you the best in carrying out the tall task of contiuing his family legacty of trust, respect and integrity.


    Dale S. Lam
    Harrisonburg, VA