James “Harvey” Holland, 88, a resident of Irving, Texas for 53 years formerly of Midlothian, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007 at an Irving hospital.

Born March 22, 1919 in Midlothian to James Harvey Holland, Sr. and Euna Vaye Morgan Holland, he married Betty Howard Dec. 24, 1953 in Irving.

Harvey was a sales representative for Prudential Insurance Company in Irving and Arlington for 20 years.

His church affiliation was with the Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Betty Ann Holland.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Dave Holland and wife Pam of Grapevine, Rick Holland and wife Karen of Irving and Dinah Begley and husband Shawn of Flower Mound; eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Friends were received by the family 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. Service 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Donnelly’s Colonial Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving.