Harold F. “Buttsy” Holler, age 73, of Chestnut St., Jamestown, passed away Wednesday morning, January 10, 2024 in Cleveland Clinic after a brief illness. He was born in Jamestown on December 21, 1950, a son of Robert Holler and Marion Burnett.

He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. On February 14, 1977, Harold married the former Melissa Hunter, she survives. He was employed at McGills Septic in Kinsman, OH, Buck's Fabricating in Hadley and retired as a bartender at Jamestown VFW Post #5424. He was a life member of Jamestown VFW Post #5424, where he helped get the Jamestown Canteen up and running, was a past Dist. 28 PA Commander in the years 2012-2013 and was a past Mercer County Council PA Commander in the years 2010-2011.

In addition, he was a life member of Jamestown Fireman's Club. Harold was known around the neighborhood for mowing lawns in the summer and blowing snow in the winter.

In addition to his wife of 46 years; he is survived by a daughter, Misty Pulford and her husband Ashley of Jefferson, OH; two sons, Brian Holler and his wife Kim of Greenville, Mike Holler and his family of Sylvania, OH; a sister, Judy Holler (William Penifield) of Conneaut Lake; two brothers, Marvin Holler of Greenville, Robert Holler of Erie; a sister-in-law, Nancy Burnett of Erie; a granddaughter, Amanda Beall and her husband Sean of Orwell, OH; 10 nieces, 10 nephews and his dog Corkie. He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-dad Elvin “Snowball” Novak, two brothers, Donald Burnett and John Holler, his in-laws Duncan and Betty McClearn, two brother-in-laws, three nephews and two nieces.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2024 from 1:00-4:00 PM at Jamestown VFW Post #5424, 205 Liberty St., Jamestown. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown.



  1. Jody Fortney Jody Fortney
    January 12, 2024    

    So sorry for your loss prayers of comfort for you and your family

  2. Wes & Tracy Davenport Wes & Tracy Davenport
    January 12, 2024    

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

  3. Ramona and Bob Ramona and Bob
    January 12, 2024    

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Melissa, and your family. May Buttsy rest in peace. He will forever remain in your hearts.

  4. Traci McGill Traci McGill
    January 12, 2024    

    You &your family are in my thoughts and prayers.So very sorry.

  5. Mary (Reese) Adams Mary (Reese) Adams
    January 12, 2024    

    My deepest sympathy to you, Melissa and the family, he will be missed. RIP, Butsy, no more pain.

  6. Brenda Watt Brenda Watt
    January 12, 2024    

    So sorry for your loss Melissa! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!

  7. Dennis and Heather (Hutton) Yesko Dennis and Heather (Hutton) Yesko
    January 12, 2024    

    I am so saddened to hear of your husband’s passing. May God embrace him in his arms and keep him. I believe in the afterlife, and pray that one day you will be reunited in Heaven.
    May God bless you and your family and grant all of you his peace during this difficult time.

  8. Ruth Herrick Ruth Herrick
    January 12, 2024    

    I am so very sorry for your loss!!!

  9. Joni Biery Joni Biery
    January 12, 2024    

    Melissa and family, So sorry to hear of Buttsy passing. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

  10. Sara Fertig Sara Fertig
    January 12, 2024    

    I’m so very sorry for your loss!

  11. Chrissy Chrissy
    January 12, 2024    

    Prayers for the family sending hugs

  12. Anonymous Anonymous
    January 13, 2024    

    Peace be with you and your family.

  13. Linda Perseghetti Splitstone Linda Perseghetti Splitstone
    January 13, 2024    

    Melissa I’m so sorry to hear about Shorty’s passing.I believe that you will be reunited in the future. Until then know that you are in many thoughts and hearts. Continue to move forward. Your steadfast devotion has been an inspiration.

  14. Matthew and ruth gill Matthew and ruth gill
    January 15, 2024    

    Melissa so sorry for your loss my husband worked with him and said what a good worker god speed

  15. Bunmi Bunmi
    January 18, 2024    

    I am deeply sorry for the loss of your family member dear to you, Harold F. Holler. My heartfelt sympathy goes to your entire family during this difficult time. But it is heartwarming to learn that God feels for you and he longs for the time when he will bring back to life your loved ones sleeping in death according to John 5:28,29. Meanwhile, may the God of all comfort be able to comfort your entire family.

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