Published 1:21 am Saturday, January 28, 2017
William “Bill” Holtzclaw, 68, of Danville, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was born December 14, 1948 in Boyle County, Kentucky to the late Ora and Gladys Clark Holtzclaw.
Bill was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam war. He was a graduate of Danville High School Class of 1966, loved being a DHS Admiral fan, fishing, and golf. He was the superintendent of Old Bridge golf course grounds, superintendent of athletic fields at Centre College, as well as the caretaker of Admiral Stadium for 12 years. Bill was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Surviving is a son, Chris Holtzclaw (Charlotte) of Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Melinda Holtzclaw of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren, Sagan and Slate Holtzclaw; and three sisters, Beth Neal (George) of Harrodsburg, Nancy Sipkema (Randy) of Salem, New Hampshire, and Jean Steinhauer of Danville.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2017 with Dr. Robert Baker officiating. Burial will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Butch Taylor, Gil Gregory, Danny Gadberry, Sam Harp, Bernard Brandt, and Baker Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be the 1998 DHS State Runner-up Football Team.