Former Port Neches councilman Hollier dies

Published 3:21 pm Tuesday, March 1, 2016

PORT NECHES — Roy Hollier Sr., 77, who served on Port Neches City Council for 15 years, has died.

Hollier died Monday, Feb. 29, at his home in Port Neches.

Port Neches Mayor Glenn Johnson said it was an honor to work with Hollier through the years.

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“He was a Port Neches person all the way though whether the city or the school district,” Johnson said. “He supported and helped move the city forward and was a good friend to everyone there.”

Hollier served on city council from 1998 through 2013.

Johnson called Hollier a tremendous asset to the city and someone he, and the city, will miss.

Hollier was retired from IBEW Local No. 479 where he also served as a past president. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches, Port Neches Knights of Columbus No. 2461 and was a 15-year member of the Port Neches city council. He was an avid Port Neches-Groves fan and coached Pony Colt baseball for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Veva L. Hollier, of Port Neches; daughter, Jolyn Hollier of Houston; daughter-in-law, Christa Hollier of Port Neches; and son, Tim Hollier and wife Kelly of Surprise, Ariz., as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 3 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches with the Rev. Shane Baxter officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park.


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