Brent Ryan Holland, 47, of Anderson died Feb. 3, 2020, at Community Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. 

He was born Aug. 12, 1972, in Anderson the son of Donnie L. Holland and Julie (Gullett) Eltzroth. 

Brent was a firefighter and president of the Madison County Council.  He was a rental property owner and honorary member of Indiana 151 National Guard Rangers.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Tonya (Savia) Holland of Anderson, whom he married March 14, 1999 in Hawaii; two sons, Jesse Holland and Shane Holland both of Anderson; father and stepmother, Donnie (Kristine) Holland of Anderson; mother; Julie  (Charlie) Eltzroth of Dunkirk; grandmother, Barbara Givan; father-in-law, Steve Savia; siblings, Alicia Aynes of Pendleton; Bo Tipton; Shawn Tipton, Sarah Miller, Connie Burress (Ray) Herbert; Kayla (Scott) Melton; brother-in-law, Tony Savia; aunts & uncles, Linda (Oden) Cebada; Sherry (Tom) Weaver; David (Peggy) Gullett; Geraldine (Dennis) Crouch; several nieces and nephews.

Brent was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Clyde and Reba Holland and Dave Givan; maternal grandparents, Pat and Woody Gullett; three uncles, Ernest Holland, Doug Gullett and Larry Gullett.

Services were Saturday at Bethany Christian Church with Pastor Tim Bailey of Connection Pointe officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be given to the Anderson Fire Department Dive Team or the American Cancer Society.

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