Melvin Berlet Holiday, Jr.
September 14, 1946 - August 22, 2021
Funeral services for Melvin Holiday Jr. , 74, of Tylertown, Mississippi will be held at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at noon with Bro. Jim Ennis and Bro. Lonnie Case officiating. Interment will be at New Zion Cemetery.
Mr.Holiday passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021. He was born September 14, 1946 in Franklinton, Louisiana to the late Lillie and Melvin Holiday, Sr.. Along with his parents he is also preceded in death by his brother Michael Holiday.
Mel was a member of Knoxo Baptist Church. Mr. Holiday served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed farming, gardening, working on tractors, and watching westerns and eating ice cream. He never wanted to go on vacation but if you ever mentioned taking a cruise he was all in. Mel loved his family and friends; he was a very generous person always making extra in the garden to give away if anyone was in need or want. He looked after his family and community.
Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years Sherrie Holiday; children Leigh (Brian) Daigle and Scott Holiday; grandchildren Tyler Holiday and Kylie Daigle; sisters Elizabeth Whittington, Brenda Sue Blades, Becky McDaniel, and Bennie Rushing; along with a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and loving family.
Pallbearers are Brian Daigle, Tyler Holiday, Chris Mitchell, Chess Jackson, Paul Templet, and Mike Laird .
Visitation will be at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home on Wednesday August 25, 2021,from 10:00 AM until service time at Noon.