Holly Roscoe Greathouse Jr., 92 of Newton Falls, Ohio, (formery of Calhoun County WV) passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Tuesday night June 8, 2021 at St. Joseph Eastland Hospital in Warren OH.|
He was born on November 9, 1928 in Elizabeth WV the son of the late Holly Roscoe Greathouse & Ottis (Salthill) Greathouse Sr.
Holly married the former Waneda May Hendrickson on December 24, 1949. Holly and Waneda were blessed with 67 years of marriage until she passed away on October 24, 2017. Holly lived in Newton Falls from 1964-1974, Holly and Waneda then moved to Annamoriah WV where they made their home until moving back to Newton Falls in 2016.
Holly was a farmer and welder and retired from General Motors, Lordstown. He was a member of Beacon of Hope Baptist Church in Warren. Holly enjoyed working on cars and leather work.
Loving memories of Holly will be carried on by his daughter Mary (Steve) Newton of Phillipi WV; son David (Joyce) Greathouse of Newton Falls with whom he lived; daughter-in-law Vicky Greathouse of Annamoriah WV; sister Gwen Gibson of Bristolville OH; brother Gary (Carol) Greathouse of Newton Falls; grandchildren, Heidi (Steve) Phillips, Amy (Chuck) Rahming, Gary (Melissa) Greathouse, Angela Slomcheck and Richard (Denise) Greathouse; 17 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.
Holly was preceded in death by his parents, wife Waneda, 1 son Holly W. Greathouse, 1 granddaughter Lilie Greathouse, 1 great grandson Richard Levi Greathouse; 2 sisters Bessie Arthur, Garnet Hess; 4 brothers, Garland, Carl, Eugene, and Larry Greathouse.
Calling hours will be at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls on Sunday June 13, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Monday June 14, 2021 at the Snyder Chapel Church in Annamoriah WV at 1:00 p.m. with calling hours two hours prior from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. with Brother Farley Blankenship and Pastor Pete Hennessey officiating. Holly will be laid to rest next to his wife Waneda in Annamoriah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers all donations can please be made to: Beacon of Hope Baptist Church, 3559 N. Park Ave., Warren, OH 44483 in Holly's memory.
Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls OH. Family and friends may view Holly's obituary online and to send condolences, please visit www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com