On Friday, May 13, 2022, Bruce Holloman departed from this life to be with the Lord while at home in Bronx, New York. Bruce was born on January 31, 1968 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the oldest child of Mary Lou Holloman and Booker T. Jacobs. As a child he attended Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church. He received his education at Bishopville High School. He was employed by Vali Industries of Brooklyn, New York as a Caterpillar (Wheel Excavator) operator. Bruce is remembered and mention by friends telling of the good times they shared. He is affectionately known by many of his childhood friends as Charles Bronson. He enjoyed sports, especially baseball holding down 1st base with his left-handed glove while in school and on the neighborhood baseball/softball team. He also enjoyed reading and lifting weights. Terry Gary speaks of the many memories she has of Bruce and what a caring individual Bruce was. LaJefa Martinez, a co-worker shared laughter about carpooling into work together and what a genuinely good person he was and how comfortable she was sharing with him. Bruce was preceded in death by his sisters, Regina Holloman, Patricia “Patti” Jacobs-Smith and father, Booker T. Jacobs, but remembering the joys of his life are his mother, Mary Lou Holloman of Bishopville; his son, Bruce Holloman of Winter Springs, FLA; one sister, Tammy Jacobs of Patterson, N. J.; five brothers, Christopher (Hiroko) Holloman of Honolulu, Hawaii, Wayne Holloman of Tumon, Guam, Anthony (Erica) Holloman, Ivan Holloman and Terrance Holloman, all of Bishopville; three aunts, Mary Dabreu of Florence, Brazilla (Joseph) Holmes of Bishopville and Katie H. Bowen of Charlotte, NC; one great uncle, John Butler of Woodrow; two great aunts, Winnie Wilson of Mayesville, Emma Butler of Woodrow, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In accord with the COVID 19 guidelines, the family is requesting that face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during all visitation at the home, 115 Blue Bird Lane, Bishopville. Memorial services will be held 11:00 a. m., Saturday, May 28, 2022 in the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel of Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. Dr. R. L. Brown, pastor of Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church, Eulogist . The Procession will leave the home at 10:20 a. m.
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