Albert Franklin Holloway

Albert Franklin Holloway, 78, previously from Orrick, passed away Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, in Newport, Wash.
Albert was born Dec. 16, 1931 in Orrick. He was a 25-year resident of Tooele and Hurricane, Utah. Al worked over 27 years for Yellow Freight Transit Company in Kansas City, Mo. He was a talented musician, playing the guitar and mandolin and breaking out in a song for anyone who listened – most times it was Mule Skinner Blues. Al was a regular at the Oroville Old Time Fiddlers Contest held each year in Oroville, Calif. He loved to tell jokes and be a kid. He never went anywhere without making a friend.
Survivors include: the love of his life, Frances Annis Clawson; sister, Edith Barber; children, Karen (Sullivan), Frank, Roger, Patty (Mayes) and Peggy (McQuiddy); stepdaughters Diane (Clawson) Rolfe, Terry (Clawson) Holloway, Linda (Clawson) Koffel and Sandra Clawson Freeo; 36 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren.
Al was preceded in death by sisters Jenny and Rachel; brothers, Bill, Dave and Floyd; and sons, Richard and Butch.
A graveside service was at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14 at Tooele Cemetery in Utah.
Arrangements were under the direction of Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport, Wash. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at

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