Obituary of Jon Carroll Hoilman ~ 2008
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Jon Carroll Hoilman, age 72 of Marion passed away on Wednesday December 3, 2008 at the V. A. Regional Medical Center in Asheville. He was born in Avery County on June 7, 1936 to the late Joseph Troitino and Beatrice Caroline Ollis and grew up in the North Cove community of McDowell County. Jon Carroll served in both the U. S. Coast Guard and the U. S. Air Force and was a member of the First Christian Church in Marion.
Surviving are his wife Elizabeth Hoilman; five children, Cindy, Lisa, Scott, Jim and David; two sisters, Sharon and Bonnie; and ten grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Saturday December 6, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church with Ministers Don Mitchell and Jim Huskins officiating.
The family received friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial was in Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. Military honors were provided by the U. S. Air Force. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church at PO Box 1104 Marion, NC 28752. Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday December 10, 2008 Volume 14 #49