Cecil Holley was born on April 30, 1949 to Orman Ellsworth and Nellie Frances Holley. He went to his Heavenly home on March 16, 2017.

Cecil spent most of his years growing up around the Cheyenne area. He was drafted in March 1969 and sent to Viet Nam. After serving a year there he got out of the Army until 1974. He rejoined the Army and stayed for 24 years, retiring on January 1, 1993. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Burns Flat.

Cecil was a very caring, loving husband to Linda and also to all of his children, Michael, Tim, Richard, Angela and John.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Nellie Frances, his Dad, Orman Ellsworth, four brothers, Roy, Bobby, Kenneth, David, and one son, John.

He is survived by his wife, Linda, of the home, three sons, Michael, of Clinton, Oklahoma; Tim and Deanna, Wichita Falls, Texas; Richard, North Bend, Washington; one daughter, Angela, and son Jacob of Burns Flat, his brothers, Don Holley of Lawton, Oklahoma, Jack Holley and wife, Sandy of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and a sister, Lois Brooks of Salamanca, New York, 13 Grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Whinery-Huddleston Chapel, Lawton, OK. Burial will be at 2:00 P.M. at the Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin under the direction of Whinery-Savage Funeral Service. Condolences may be made online at www.whineryfs.com

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