Arnold C. Holland, Jr, 73, of East Providence passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Diane M. (Lopes) Holland to whom he was married 37 years.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Arnold Sr. and Florence (Santos) Holland. Arnold retired from UPS in 1989 and went on to open his own trucking business as an owner & operator under the name of Jadco Trucking for nearly 30 years. Arnold had a passion for classic Fords, particularly the Mustang. He was the Rhode Island Director of the Mustang Car Club of New England. Arnold also loved to travel and was an avid New England Patriots fan.
Besides his wife he leaves five children, Michael Holland of East Providence, Lisa Ford of Hampton, VA., Derek Holland of Seekonk, Shantee Holland of Lake Grove, NY and Jennifer Holland of Smithfield, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Arnold is also survived by one brother, Darryl Holland of Riverside and two sisters, Caryl-Ann Zavala of Fort Myers, Fla. and Donna Lee Sykes of Leesburg, Virginia.
Due to Covid restrictions a private service will be held for immediate family only.