Hawley Lee Holder passed away from this life peacefully on September 23, 2018 at
home surrounded by his loving fam ly after a brief illness. Lee was born on June 24,1928 in Dallas, Texas to William
Lee Holder and Josephine Garvin Holder. He was a 1945 graduate of Thomas Jefferson H.S. and a Class of 1949 graduate of Texas A & M. That same year Lee married the love of his life;Barbara Wheeler and they spent over 70 years together before
Barbara’ s passing i n 2017. Together they were blessed with four children. Lee was the owner and operator of the Milam
Building Garage for nearly 5decades. Family and friends were Lee’s passion and delight throughout his life. He was always known to be the consummate gentleman to all he met. He enjoyed golf with his buddies at the Dominion, the lake house at Horseshoe Bay, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his ever growing family.We are profoundly grateful for having the best Dad,
Granddaddy ever and for the years in which he enriched our lives with daily blessings. Lee
Holder leaves amazing legacy. He taught his family to love intensely, to be fiercely loyal, to forgive completely, to live life
passionately and to stand up for what you believe. His beloved wife, Barbara and their daughter,
Jill, and sister Patti Smith preceded Lee in death. Lee is survived by his daughters, Jody Kelly (Dan) and Jan Ogle; son Bill
(Mary Jo); grandchildren, Billy Holder (Stephanie) , Allison
Hannal ( Steve ) , Jordan Hanselman (Russel), Patrick Kelly, Ryan Ogle (Alexis), Cory Ogle ( Lindsey ) ;
greatgrandchildren, Hudson and Emme Hanselman, Olivia and Joe Hannel, Reid and Brynn
Holder and Leland Ogle. Ofelia Patino, our Angel who has been part of our family for more than 37 years, also
survives Lee. A Memorial Service and celebration of a life well lived will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 5, 2018 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 315 East Pecan St., San Antonio, TX 78205. Rev. Carol Morehead officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may
be sent to St. Mark's Episcopal Church in memory of Hawley Lee Holder.
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