Paul E. Holloway, Jr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Paul E. Holloway, Jr.

July 7, 1935 - April 15, 2022

Paul E. Holloway, Jr., age 86, of New Castle, DE, passed away after a brief illness on Friday, April 15, 2022.

Born in York, PA, on July 7, 1935, he was a son of the late Paul E. and Marie C. (Reheard) Holloway, Sr. Paul proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was awarded a good conduct medal and received an honorable discharge as a medical x-ray technician.

Using GI Bill education benefits, Paul graduated magna cum laude with a GPA of 3.95 from Goldey-Beacom College with a BS in business. Throughout his lifetime Paul achieved numerous awards and acknowledgments including, a life membership in the Delaware Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and chairman of the State committee which established the Delaware Immunization Hot Line. He was assigned a United States Patent as a technologist at Hercules Research Center. Paul was also a leader and contributing author for the Delaware State Health Plan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James M. Holloway and brothers, James, Donald, and Terry Holloway. Paul will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 64 years, Sylvia A. (Biddle) Holloway; sons, William E. (Cathy), Mark E. (Sharon), and David P. Holloway (Michelle); grandchildren, Megan, Benjamin, Sarah, Emily, Jessica, Tyler, and Connor; and great grandchildren, Aida and Dallas.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 300 E. Basin Road, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be held privately at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church at the address listed above.


Leave your condolences

Condolences will be posted within 24 hours pending approval.

8 Condolences for Paul E. Holloway, Jr.

  • Also sadly missed by nephew
    William E. M. Biddle Jr and his sister
    Sheila M. Biddle-Kinney

  • Keeping all of the Holloway family in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss. Love Steve and Andi

  • Sending thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.

  • My deepest condolences to the Holloway family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Big Hugs <3

  • My dear friend Bill:
    I was saddened to hear of the loss of your father. I can only imagine how difficult it is to lose such a uniquely extraordinary man, and the attendant sorrow in each of your hearts. May it bring some solace to you, your mom and your brothers (each extraordinary in your own right), that you carry his light forward.
    Please extend my deepest condolences to your mom, your brothers, and your entire family.
    Respectfully, and with warm regards,
    George Harvilla

  • I’m so sorry for this great loss to the Holloway family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Faith Rose

  • So very sorry for the loss of your husband/father.

  • Praying for your family during this difficult time.