Brandon Scott Holder, 37

BURGAW — Brandon was born on July 30, 1984, in Wilmington, NC. Brandon leaves behind his mother, Melody Ferrel Staebell (husband Jim), his wife, Hilary Holder, his children, Connor and Chloe Holder, his brother Jamie Holder (wife Whitney), his sister, Theresa Somerville (husband Matthew), his niece, Emma Lynn Somerville, his nephew, Evan James Somerville, his step sister Katie Lowry (husband Charlie), and his step brother AJ Staebell (fiancé Erin). Along with many cousins, aunts and uncles that will miss him dearly. He was preceded in death by his loving father, James Bruce Holder and his grandparents.

Brandon was loved by everyone he met. He was a wonderful father,husband, son and brother. He took great pride in being a great Dad (Dada). He was a very hands on dad, from coaching Connor’s Tball team to dancing with Chloe, he did it all.

Brandon always said his greatest accomplishment would be who he raised. His biggest dream was to be a dad.

He worked for Landfall COA from 2001-2021. He took pride in his work and everyone that knew him knew he looked at his coworkers as family, and they did him as well. Brandon was pure of heart and taken from us too soon. Brandon loved Duke Basketball, Carolina Panthers, and the Atlanta Braves. Brandon never missed a game, just ask his wife!

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Coble Funeral & Cremation Service at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1155 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28412.

A Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Ross Cavenaugh officiating.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made in Brandon’s memory to: American Lung Association 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Holder family.

  • James Bruce Holder, Father (deceased)
  • Melody Ferrel Staebell, Mother
  • Hilary Holder, Wife

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