Lannon R. Holderman was born to Huron and Molly Holderman on May 8, 1934 in Hydro, Oklahoma.
In his early years he listened to Franklin D. Roosevelt announce the attack on Pearl Harbor. After his graduation in 1952 from Hydro 1st – 12th school house he joined the Navy and became an Aviation Fire Control Technician. Later he proudly served on several Aircraft Carriers including the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt and the USS Bonhomie Richard. His last station was NAS Miramar, San Diego Ca. He retired in July of 1976 as an E-8. A Senior Chief Petty Officer after 24 years.
Lannon met Allie Louise Lewis in June of 1957. Eight weeks to the day they were married, August 10th, 1957. They were married in Hernando Mississippi.
After his retirement they moved to Colorado in March of 1980. He went to work for Boulder Valley School District as an AV Tech in 1981 and retired from there in 2005 with 24 years.
Lannon and Louise raised three daughters and two granddaughters. Lannon also helped with three great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter when the need a rose.
He was proceeded in death by his wife of 52 years Allie Louise, daughter Elizabeth. His brothers Frank and Albert and sisters Margie and Martha Jane.
He is survived by daughter Esther Roger and Jerry Wingert of Westminster CO. Daughter Marjorie and Jim Paro. Their son Tristan Paro. Granddaughters Christina Roger and Vanessa Hernandez. Great granddaughter Anna and Matt Graham, great great grandkids Natalie, Aiden, Callie and Leaya. Great granddaughter Haley Watson and great grandson Lannon Woodall. Grandson Randy and Angela Paro. Great grandkids Lil Randy, Manuel, and Kirya. Grandson Sam Paro. Great grandson Ben. Granddaughter Tina and Lee Menchaca. Great grandkids Angelica, Lil Lee. Granddaughter Tammi and Tim Lybarger. Great grandkids Collin and Chloe.
Lannon was a loving and caring person. He loved to talk and tell stories from his past. He had a lot to share from all his time in the Navy and all the places he got to see. He will be dearly missed.