Hubert Denis (“Billy”) Holder, 85, of Ewing, NJ entered his eternal rest on Tuesday, November 17th, 2020, at Samaritan Hospice, Voorhees, NJ. Born and raised in Guyana, South America, he immigrated to the U.S. more than 30 years ago taking up residence in New York before moving to Ewing several years ago. He spent the majority of his career working as a Customs and Immigration Clerk for a shipping firm in his home country before retiring.
Coming from a large family of sports enthusiasts, Billy was an avid cyclist who won many competitions. He also played volleyball at a competitive level. He enjoyed watching soccer and tennis and spending time with family and friends.
Son of the late Carl and Olive (Corbin) Holder; beloved husband of the late Angela Maria Holder and father of the late Debra Holder; brother of the late Winston, Clive, Desmond, Patrick, Anieta and Joyce; he is survived by his 4 children, Peter Holder (Liz), Marcel Holder (Cece), Roxanne Holder (Ronny Foxworth) and Roseana Holder-Phillips (Dan); six grandchildren, Brittany, Steven, Scott, Siani, Tyler and Matthew; eight siblings Jacqueline Seetram, Norman Holder, Carol Holder, Jean Applewaithe, Ronald Holder, David Holder, Aileen Singh and Evelyn Holder; as well as many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the Parkside Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 1584 Parkside Ave, Ewing, NJ 08638. Burial will follow in Ewing Cemetery, 78 Scotch Road, Ewing NJ.