Holland A. Strange, Jr., 75, of Glasgow, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Glasgow, November 10, 1944, the son of the late Holland A. Strange and the late Ruby Aline Martin Strange. Holland retired from the HHB 1st Battalion 623rd Field Artillery Kentucky Army National Guard. He had worked at RR Donnelly over 33 years and loved his community and was very dedicated to the youth of Glasgow/Barren County, where he served as a little league head football coach for over 25 years. He is survived by two daughters, Leslie Garrett of Glasgow and Lindsey Strange of Bowling Green; three grandchildren, Lane, Kira and Maxwell Garrett; two sisters, Sandra Baxter (Bill) and Sarah Boston (Herbert); two nieces, Sue Furlong and Karen Baxter; several great nieces & Nephews and cousins; the mother of his two daughters, Vivian Strange; special Caregivers, Judy Nunn, Christine Sublett, Rebecca Simmons, Bobby Brown and Tina Garmon. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two nieces, Cindy Johnson and Christy Wheeler. Funeral services will be 11:00am Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Military Honors provided by the DAV Chapter # 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 1:00pm until 8:00pm and on Wednesday morning until time for the service at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to TJ Samson Hospice or your favorite charity.

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    • I went to school with Holland. He was always so friendly and fun to be around. Prayers for his family.

    • Holland was always full of life, a gentle giant indeed. He gave me a nickname at RR Donnelly that most people call me even today that I happen to run into from the Donnelly family. RIP Holland and I am so glad I came to know you.

    • I picture captures the pleasant expression I remember when Holland was in my class as a senior at GHS. He will be missed by his friends and the community.

      Jesse Brown ( retired GHS social studies teacher)

    • I worked with Holland many years at Donnelley’s, I was sorry to hear of his passing and wanted to come to the funeral home. Sorry I didn’t make it, he was a steady influence and I looked up to him, I think everyone did, lol. He was a great guy and everyon

  1. Leslie and Lindsey and families…so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Our prayers are with each one of you.

  2. I was one of Hollarnd A .Strange jr care givers for a few years, he was a real good patient, we did a lot of things he wànted to do, love wàlking, going riding , out to eat, watching Cowboy movie, dancing with the Stars , I go back to his house at nigh

  3. Holland and I went thru Basic Training at Fort Knox. We ere in the same company. Lots of good times.

  4. Dear Family, Holland and I were classmates in the Glasgow school system. Can’t think of a kinder, more gentle, more respected school mate than Holland. I am sure he was an amazing Dad and Granddad. May your faith and good memories help carry you through t

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