Dillard A. Holland, age 87, of Granbury and formerly of Midland and Brownwood, died Monday night, Apirl 12, 2010, at his home in Granbury.

    Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Glenn Ward officiating.

    Burial will follow in the Eastlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Mr. Holland was born Oct. 16, 1922, in the Buffalo community in Coleman County, the son of the late Raymond and Bessie Green Holland. He attended Howard Payne College and served in the U. S. Navy in the South Pacific Theater during World War II.

He married Irene Allgood in Brownwood on Dec. 24, 1948. She preceded him in death in 2009. He worked as branch manager for Weakley-Watson’s in Midland, Texas and later for Morrison Supply.

    He has lived in Granbury since 1984 and served as the Chief of Security at Pecan Plantation Estates on Lake Granbury. He was a member of the Acton Baptist Church.

    He is survived by a son, Craig Holland and his wife Robin of Midland; a daughter, Deborah Holland of Granbury; two brothers, Rex Holland of Midland and Willburn Holland of Brownwood; two sisters, Wanda Jean Middleton of White Settlement and Joyce Dunn of Brandon, Florida; and three grandchildren, Camber Allison Holland of Midland, Brandon Holland of Granbury and Randall Boiles of Benbrook.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, four brothers, Wayne, Aubrey, Lonnie Merle and Ralph Dee (Buddy) Holland and a sister, Rita Fay Holland.

    Friends are invited to sign the guestbook at www.heartlandfuneral

home.net.