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Holland Bohannon


Last updated 9/14/2014 at Noon

Holland “Bo” Bohannon, 98, a resident of the Golden Triangle for over 40 years passed away peacefully from this life, surrounded by his family, Sept. 13, at his home in Port Neches.

Holland “Bo” was born June 26, 1916 to William Jackson and Georgia Bohannon in Hopper, A. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great-great grandfather. He kept the Lord first in his life and was a faithful and longtime member of the Church of Christ.

Holland married Irene Feb 4, 1939. They were the love of each other’s lives for 69 years and showed our family what true love is. He moved his family to Beaumont in 1959 and soon after became the owner and operator of North 11th Street Automotive Service. Holland enjoyed camping and fishing at Rayburn with Irene, and gardening.

He is survived by his sister, Ruby Bohannon of Arkansas; daughters, Jean Bohannon, and Joy Kirkland, both of Conroe, and Jackie Ward of Port Neches; grandchildren, Cynthia O’Connor; Karen Roblin and her husband, Randy, of Beaumont; Gay O’Connor of Houma, La; Karol O’Connor of North Little Rock, Ar; Lesa Wiedenfeld and her husband, Carl, of Nederland; Tiffany Falcon and her husband, Brandon, of Clear Lake; Chuck Kirkland of Conroe; Nicole Duhon and her husband, Darien, of Orange; and Daniel Ward and his wife, Kristina, of Groves; 15 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Irene; brothers, Fay and Robert Bohannon; and granddaughter, Vicki O’Connor.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all involved in the special care given to our Dad by A-Med Hospice and We Care.

A gathering of Mr. Bohannon’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m. with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His committal will be at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.


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