Robert Leon Holt


unknown - May 26, 2011

Robert Leon Holt, 77, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the St. Joseph's Bluff Nursing Home. He was born on January 4, 1934, in Holts Summit, a son of the late Lon and Cecila Marie (Oliver) Holt. He was a 1952 graduate of Jefferson City High School. Robert served in the United States Army from 1954 - 1956. In 1959, he graduated from the Southern School of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of the Missouri Optometric Association, and the Southwood United Church of Christ. Robert enjoyed reading and doing yard work. He is survived by one son: Mark Holt of Columbus, Ohio; and his good friend: Donald Hahne of Jefferson City. He was preceded in death by one brother: Raymond Holt. A memorial service will be held at a later date, at the Southwood United Church of Christ in Raytown, with Rev. Michael Stephenson officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Southwood United Church of Christ, 7904 Raytown Road, Raytown, MO 64138 or the Acute Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association - Keith Worthington Chapter, 6950 Squibb Road, Suite 210, Mission, KS 66202. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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