Billy Holt (Veteran)

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Mr. Billy Eugene Holt, age 77 years, formerly of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011, in Pensacola, Fla. He was born on February 17, 1934, in Buchanan County, Mo., a son of Charles and Marie Wright Holt. In December 1955, he was united in marriage to Mary Katherine Steele, who preceded him in death. On February 3, 1975, Billy was united in marriage to Jeanie Holt who survives. Billy joined the United States Marine Corp in Kansas City in October 1953, and served in Korea. He was a member of the Army National Guard for 17 years. Billy worked for the Louisiana Department of Corrections and the Missouri Department of Corrections for a total of 35 years. Billy was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, boating, camping and gunsmithing. He was a Boy Scout Leader for many years. Billy is survived by two daughters, Lori Holt of Navarre, Fla. and Diana Hickman of Biloxi, Miss.; three sons, Jackie Holt of Holts Summit, Brian Holt of Jefferson City and Phillip Holt of Biloxi, Miss.; one sister, Alta Sadler of National City, Calif.; 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Lisa Kay Holt and Pamela Messer; two brothers, Charles Robert Holt and Donald Lee Holt; and one sister, Mary Alice Wells. Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Faith Lutheran Church followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens.

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