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Obituary: Darrell C. Holder, Indianapolis


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Darrell C. Holder, 67, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital, Greenwood, Indiana.

He was born August 10, 1946, in Columbus, Indiana, to Claude and Lucyetta Holder. In 1964, he married Sonna L. Hamilton and together they had two children, Ian Holder and Katie Holder Ryan.

Darrell served in Vietnam with the Indiana National Guard’s, Company D (Ranger) 151st Infantry. He was a Purple Heart and Silver Star award recipient. He was a Mason of the Hope Masonic Lodge No. 150, and served as Worshipful Master in 1977. He worked at Indiana Bell for 27 years and was a square dance caller for 40+ years.

Darrell is survived by his wife, Sonna; his children, Ian (Traci) Holder and Katie (Jason) Ryan; and grandchildren, Claire and Kenlee Ryan.

Funeral services will be held at Norman Funeral Home in Hope, Indiana, on Thursday July 31, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 30, from 4 to 8 p.m.  Masonic service will be held at 8 p.m. following visitation.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Helping Hands for Freedom.

Donations can be made online at hh4f.org or through Norman Funeral Home.

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