He was born March 27, 1937, in Cromwell, Ind., to Merle F. and Garnet Alice (McDonald) Holderread.
He grew up in Milford, Ind., and graduated in 1955 from Milford High School. In 1955 he married Margaret Scroggins who preceded him in death. On July 18, 1964, he married Bettye Evans who preceded him in January 2009.
He retired from Patriot Homes as an electrician after many years of service and formerly worked at several other RV manufacturing companies in the area. He lived in Elkhart for many years until he moved to Mishawaka.
He formerly attended the Dunlap United Methodist Church in Elkhart.
He is survived by three sons: Rick (Jerri) Holderread, Goshen, Ind.; Dave (Nancy) Holderread, Lansing, Mich.; and Roger Holderread, Goshen; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; two sisters: Carol (Jake) Jackson, Nappanee, Ind.; and Jean Holderread, Arlington, Texas; and a brother: Tom (Jolene) Holderread, Milford.
He was preceded by his parents and two sons: Charles and Robert Holderread
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor Joe Smith of the church officiating. Private family burial will take place in the Milford Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Dick Holderread Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home 1001 S. Huntington St. Syracuse, IN 46567.