HOLLY RIDGE - Russell James Holliday, 85, passed away at his home on Saturday, July 17,2021. He was born August 22,1935 in Monroe, NC a son to the late, Russell A. and Lessie Griffin Holliday.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, July 23, 2021 at North Topsail Baptist Church with Rev. Dewayne Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Russell was an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with US Airways and Piedmont Airlines, he also held a commercial pilots license and aircraft Inspectors Authorization. To his fellow workers he was known as Doc.
He is survived by his wife, of 66 years, Syble Teachey Holliday of the home; Daughters, Marica Everett (Thomas) of Sautee-Nacoochee, GA and Tina Holliday of Mechanicsville, VA; Son, Russell Holliday of Holly Ridge; Grandsons, Lt Col Benjamin Everett (Catherine) and Ethan Everett; Great Grandchildren, Jubal, Georgia, and Maren Everett; Sister, Mary Alice Albea of Castle Hayne; and Brother, Harold Holliday of Marietta, GA.