MR. CHRISTOPHER “SCOTTIE” “WOODY” HOLLOMAN

MR. CHRISTOPHER “SCOTTIE” “WOODY” HOLLOMAN, of Clinton, MD was always full of life and happiness. He answered his call home on Saturday, January 14, 2017. “CHRIS,” who was more affectionately known as “WOODY,” & “SCOTTIE” was the youngest son of the late Johnnie Mae Geathers~Holloman and James E. “Nunch” Holloman. “CHRIS” was the grandson of the late Annie and Alexander Holloman and the late Anne and Walter Geathers, Sr. all of Myrtle Beach, SC. He was preceded in transition by his brother, Alexander Hollman and his parent-in-laws, Lt. Col. Therman T. and Dr. Mary Corprew of Chesapeake, VA. “CHRIS” was baptized at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church as a youth and although he relocated his residency, he still frequented throughout his adulthood. He was an avid fan and proud alumni {Class of 1984} of Myrtle Beach High School. Chris, like his brothers, was a remarkable athlete who played multi~sports for the Myrtle Beach High School Seahawks where he received numerous accolades for his athletic abilities, commitment and dedication. “CHRIS” went on to expand his athletic and academic experiences and received an Associate of General Education Degree at Northwest Mississippi Community College {Senatobia, MS} and later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice with a concentration in Sociology and Social Work from Virginia State University. He 
married his college sweetheart, Talya in 1997 and made their home in Clinton, MD. As his professional career advanced, he served as a U.S. Pentagon K-9 Police {Explosive Detection Unit.} Throughout life his love for sports never waivered, he served as a Football, Basketball & Baseball Coach for the Boys & Girls Club of Clinton; also Basketball & Baseball Coach for Joint Base Andrews-Bolling. CHRIS’ most celebrated title was Host of his Annual August Friends & Family gathering held at his home. He worked tirelessly to ensure this event was always the best for his attendees. CHRIS’ family will always remember his vivacious and full of life character who many will never forget. Although Chris loved his friends as family, he leaves behind a family who will cherish his most intimate journey milestones: his devoted and dedicated wife, Mrs. Talya Corprew~Holloman; his children, Miko Venkye Brockington of Myrtle Beach, SC and Israel Scott Holloman of the home and lastly a loving grandson, Isiah Jeremiah Huggins of Myrtle Beach, SC; He also leaves two {2} brothers, James E. “Bo” Holloman of Myrtle Beach, SC and Reggie {Dee Dee} Alston of Upper Marlboro, MD who will surely miss his role as the family regulator; his sister~in~law, Angie Hollman; three {3} aunts, Elizabeth “Dutley” Holloman, Eva Mae Holloman, and Norma Ann Geathers all of Myrtle Beach, SC; three {3} uncles, Thomas “Cat Man”Holloman, Walter James Geathers, Jr. and Eddie Geathers all of Myrtle Beach, SC; two {2} great~aunts, Juanita Holloman of Myrtle Beach, SC and Eva Wilcher of Sandersville, GA; six {6} special nieces, Laquavia, Lakeitha, Shaqueta, Kanisha, Jamisha and Anaya; two {2} special nephews, Malik and Khalil; a mass of other relatives and special friends. CHRIS’ Legacy ~ “He was always the #1 fan for the Underdog!” The family will be receiving friends at the home of an uncle, Walt Geathers 1312 King Street Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM Friday, January 20, 2017 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC. 

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