Lawrence “Butch” Holman

Born: 02/03/1952 Passed:

Lawrence “Butch” Holman was born February 3rd, 1952. He passed away suddenly on June 22nd, 2021. He resided in Perry Heights, Ohio (Massillon). Butch was a Block Mason by trade and loved working outside. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and personally owned a Harley-Davidson Road King Classic Trike. He enjoyed his animals and always had a house full of them. His passion was being around his family; he was a devoted husband and father. Most importantly, on June 1st, 2021, Butch celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary to his beloved wife, Jacqueline.

Butch was a proud Navy Veteran who served during the Vietnam War Era. A member of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) where he celebrated 25 years of sobriety. He was proud of his sobriety and was willing to assist other members on their journey of continued sobriety.

He was an excellent fisherman, bowler, and pool player. His greatest passed time was taking his family camping. Butch’s heart was so big, and he always embraced everyone. His family will miss his smile, his devotion, and his love he showed everyone. He will be greatly missed and always loved.

Butch was proceeded in death by his parents, Walter and Edith Holman; brother, Walter (Sonny) Holman; sisters, Delores Englehart, Shirley Moser, Mary Zimmerman, Therese (Duane) Pagenkof; brother-in-law, Christopher Dragomir; and several nieces and nephews.

Butch is survived by his lovely and devoted wife, Jacqueline (Jacque) Dragomir-Holman; daughter, Ashley Holman; stepson, Nicholas Dragomir; sisters, Sandra Kovac, and Barbara (Bobbie) Mendez; beloved pets, Gizmo, Kong & Pepper, and JoJo; best friends, Danny and Sue Saunders; and a host of nieces and nephews.

At a later date, there will be a tree planting on church property in his honor.  The details of the event will be posted on Facebook under Jacque Holman.

Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at 2p.m. Saturday, July 17th, 2021 at New Way UMC: 6300 Richville Dr. SW Massillon, Ohio 44706. Services will be officiated by Pastor Keith Brown. Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at

Heritage Cremation Society



6 Tributes to Lawrence “Butch” Holman

  1. Jacque Holman says:

    Butch, you were My life, my soul mate, the love of my life. You will always be in my heart and soul. I will remain your wife for the remainder of my life until I can met you on the other side. I will love you forever. Rest peacefully with God, until we meet again.
    Your wife, Jacque

  2. Daniel H. Saunders says:

    Butch and I were best friends since 1956 , we traveled many roads and challenged many situations . Butch always looked out for others and was one hellova loyal friend , right till the end . I can never forget his winning smile and his capacity to love , which he showered on his family and anyone who needed a helping hand .People come and go…..but Butch was one for the ages . He is indelibly etched in my heart . I will never forget , a true brother . May peace be with you Jacque and Ashly…..Danny and Susie

    • Vicki Lynn says:

      My love and prayers are with you and Ashley and your family. He will always be in your heart ❤️ My deepest sympathy to you . Love Vicki Lynn

  3. Kari, Kayson, Hayvan & Brantley says:

    We are going to miss you a lot

  4. Cassandra says:

    Butch you were the best ataking me and ashley laugh by singing we all will miss you
    Your daughters friend cassie

  5. Kenzie says:

    You were like a second father to me, and I will always love and miss you.So many great memories that it is hard to share one.
    You will always be in my memories

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