on November 11, 2013 - 4:32 PM
Dec. 5, 1928 – Nov. 6, 2013
The Rev. Richmond D. Holloway Jr., who served as senior pastor at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church for 46 years, died Wednesday in HighPointe on Michigan health care facility, 1031 Michigan Ave. He was 84.
Born in Byhalia, Miss., he was a graduate of Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss. He moved to Buffalo in 1963 and began serving as a pastor at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church. He retired in 2010.
Mr. Holloway served as president and dean of the Great Lakes Baptist Association. Holloway Boulevard, a street in the Pilgrim Village housing development, was named in his honor.
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, the former Pauline Jones; four daughters, Charmette Miller, Latasha S. Ferguson, Shalonda J. Williams and J. Katrina; a son, Richmond D. III; two sisters, Dorothy Malone and Mary Rogers; and two brothers, Cecil Jones and James Jones.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 665 Michigan Ave.