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Elvin Dewayne "Doc" Holliday

Elvin Dewayne “Doc” Holliday, 69, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

Doc loved his family, his church, his community, and his country. He was very patriotic; how appropriate for Doc to leave this world on Independence Day. He was the Environmental Health & Safety Officer for American Water-Fort Polk. He served in the Vietnam War while enlisted in the United States Army. He was the proud founder and president of the VVAA Chapter 1138 in DeRidder. Doc was a former Beauregard Parish Police Juror. He was a very special man to many. He was loved and will be dearly missed by all those who knew him.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of thirty-seven years, Elisa Holliday of DeRidder, LA; sons, Eric Holliday and his wife, Janeth Leal of Richmond, TX, Andrew Holliday of Tampa, FL; daughters, Vicki Estrada and her husband, Louis of The Woodlands, TX, Jessica Smith and her husband, Tyler of DeRidder, LA; sisters, Charlotte Hensley and her husband, Frank, Julia Sanders, and Lanay Meadows, all of DeRidder, LA; grandchildren, Taylor, Ryan, Isabella, and Aiden and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Elvin Holliday; mother, Eloise Harper; brother, Elbert Jess Holliday.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 11, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral service will be Monday, July 12, 2021, at 10:00 AM at Grace in DeRidder, LA. Pastor George Lee Glass will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be members of The Lord’s Ambassadors and the VVAA Chapter 1138. Burial will follow at Lewis Cemetery in DeRidder, LA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Doc to VVAA Chapter 1138 by contacting Beauregard Federal Savings and Loan at (337)463-4493 or Gideon Bibles at

Elvin Dewayne "Doc" Holliday
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