Clarence Holden

April 27, 1911 - April 9, 2001

04/27/1911 - 04/09/2001

Past Services

Wednesday April 11, 2001
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Thursday April 12, 2001
Columbiana County Memorial Park
16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, OH 43920
330-385-2190 | Directions
Thursday April 12, 2001
12:30 pm
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions

Clarence Holden

Age 89

Clarence Holden 89, of Echo Dell Road, died Monday, April 9, 2001 at home following a lengthy illness.

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on April 27, 1911 and was the son of the late William and Flora Goodchild Holden.

Mr. Holden was a self employed contractor. He was a member of Longs Run Presbyterian Church for over 50 years, where he served as an elder for several years and was instrumental in rebuilding the steeple of the church. He was dedicated to God at the Salvation Army in 1912. Mr. Holden was a man of vision and was able to do many construction jobs that were never thought of at that period in time. He and his family restored the Covered Bridge at Beaver Creek State Park in Echo Dell. In the early 1960’s he designed and built the Echo Dell Trailer Court and was the owner for many years. He also built many new homes in East Liverpool, especially in the Fisher Park area. Mr. Holden headed the task of replacing the roof on the Frederickton Christian Church, many years ago in order to help the church save on expenses. He lived for over 50 years on the farm and enjoyed spending time and vacationing with his family and was always ready to help someone in need, many times anonymously.

Mr. Holden leaves his lovely wife of 67 years, Elizabeth Miller Holden, at home. They were married in 1934 and had been sweethearts since the age of 10.

He is also survived by a son, William D. Holden and his wife Vicki of Calcutta; two daughters, Terry Lynn Mays of Calcutta and Nancy Betteridge and her husband Rev. Bill Betteridge of Calcutta; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, one sister and a son-in-law, Mike Mays.

Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Thursday April 12, 2001 at 12:30 PM with Rev. John Caster of the church officiating.

Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

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8 years ago

I don’t know what 2 say except Mr. Holden was a great man and we will never stop missing him. Our congregation will never b quite the same w/out him. Luv Ya’ll ;

Jackie Carroll/Dave McDevitt
8 years ago

Betty and Families,

I am very sorry to hear of Clarence passing. He was a wonderful man, and I am lucky to have had him in my life. He showed me and everyone around him what being a Christian is suppose to be like. He will be missed with my whole heart. Please know that you are in our prayers and are thought of every day.

God Bless You,

Jackie Carroll & David McDevitt

Keith and Marilyn Matheny
8 years ago

Betty and Family’s; We are so sorry to hear the news of Clarence. I know he is with our Lord! He was a wonderful man!! He will be missed. We will always have fond memories of Him…..In church, on the picnics at Beaver Creek State Park, and at Church camp. It seems our family’s, through the church, are linked for life. So, please accept our MOST HEARTFELT SYMPATHY. Your family, as always, is in our prayers. Sincerly, Keith,Marilyn,Scott,Lorraine, Chad and Andera Matheny

Kevin, April, Justin & Joshua Carroll
8 years ago

We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Clarence. He was a great man and lived a full life. He will be missed. We are keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Jack,Lee&Dianna Betteridge
8 years ago

You are in our thoughts and prayers today and always. Didn’t know your father that well but he was really sweet to us when we did meet. Love all of you. Jack,Lee & Dianna Betteridge