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Lester Joe "LJ" Holland

April 17, 1955 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 66)

Obituary

Lester Joe Holland, affectionally known as LJ was born April 17, 1955, to O.C. Holland and Edna Pytlinski in Fort Worth, Texas.

Lester Joe received his formal education at Hilltop Elementary School, North Heights Elementary School and Carver High School receiving a certificate.

Lester Joe accepted Christ at an early age at Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church, later uniting with Faith Clinic Christian Center Church, 2000 Polk St, Amarillo, TX, Dr. Lee A. and Pat Simpson, Pastors. LJ served as usher and assisted in housekeeping during his membership at The Clinic.

Lester Joe and Benita Carter were united in holy matrimony on July 18, 2002.

LJ and Benita own and operate Taxi Pros since 2004. He had a friendly and loveable personality. In his leisure, he loved watching and discussing, both football (JETS) (SPARTANS) and basketball (MILWAUKEE BUCKS). He also enjoyed listening to Ole School music. He loved his family and had incredibly special relationships with his great grandchildren, Malachi, Jonathan, Niyari, Shivory. He was so proud that his grandnieces were born on his birthday, twin-kies: Kendall and Kambrie Holland.

Lester Joe Holland transitioned to JESUS in Heaven on January 8, 2022. Predeceased loved ones are his father, O.C. Holland, mother, Edna Pytlinski, son, Kavon Cushion, sisters, Leopha Gums, Ocie Lee Lewis.

He leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Benita, sons, Rore Cushion (Loretta) Amarillo, TX, Christopher Rogers (Melanie), Phoenix, AZ, daughters, Jonisha Monroe (David) Amarillo, Shayla Hayes, Fort Worth, TX, grandchildren, Makaya Jones (Brian),Amarillo, TX, Taye Cushion (Alexis), Irving, TX,  Kavonne Cushion (DeMoore), Amarillo, TX,  Alexandria Rogers, Olivia Rogers, Phoenix, AZ,  Keithran Endsley, Phoenix, AZ, Kiawan Endsley, Irving, TX, Shaliah Hayes, Fort Worth, TX,  Javion Hayes (Destiny),Irving, TX,  Jamaica Richard, Amarillo, TX, Ari ’Anna Wallace, Carrollton, TX, Jaden Gentry Amarillo, TX, brothers, Lee Otis Holland (Sonny) Houston, TX, Henry Holland, Sr. (Estella), Lubbock, TX, Lester Holland (Annette), Plano, TX, Marvin Phillips (Twollia), Dallas, TX,  sisters, Virginia Freeman, Dallas, TX, Wilma Holland, Deborah Holland, Angela Holland, all of Amarillo,  Sophina Willingham (Rick), Lancaster, TX,  and a host of other relatives and friends

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Services

Viewing
Friday
January 14, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Llano Cemetery
2900 S. Hayes Street
Amarillo, TX 79103

Graveside Service
Friday
January 14, 2022

1:00 PM
Llano Cemetery
2900 S. Hayes Street
Amarillo, TX 79103

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