Frank Holley

Frank HolleyFrank Holley passed away Oct. 11, 2018. He was born Oct. 9, 1939, in Pasadena.

Frank has touched many lives in his various occupations. Frank retired as a captain from the China Lake Fire Department and continued staying active by working as a tow truck driver for Paul & Sons Automotive.

Frank was a people person and enjoyed talking to anyone and everyone – he always had a story. He was always willing to help whenever he was asked and needed. Frank was a member of the community since the 1950s.

He was involved in many community functions but one of his favorite was putting on firework shows for the community. Frank enjoyed playing the saw for anyone who would listen. He was the No. 4 Master Sawyer in the nation, a title that will always be his.

Frank is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dodi, and his loving family and numerous friends.

A Celebration of Life for Frank will be held Jan. 20, 2019. Location and time have yet to be determined. The event will be potluck-style, so save the date, prepare to bring your favorite dish and help the family celebrate Frank.

If you have favorite pictures or quotes you would like included in the memory video and/or memory book that will be shown at the Celebration of Life please email them to

— Submitted by the loved ones of Frank Holley

Story First Published: 2018-10-19