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J. C. Holt

Published: 02/11/2014

J. C. Holt, age 91, of Newport, died Saturday evening, February 8, 2014, at his home.

He was a veteran of World War II and was awarded four Bronze Stars.

He was preceded in death by his parents Preston and Dillie Holt, four brothers, and four sisters, son Randy Holt, and grandson Richie Shaver.

He is survived by his wife Maxine Shaver Holt of the home, daughters Marjorie (Gene) Shults of Newport, and Sandy, Cookie, and Cindy of Ohio; son and daughter-in-law Jeff (Diane) Shaver of Newport; son Robin Holt of Las Vegas, Nevada; brother Perry Holt of Newport; sister Jean of West Virginia; sisters-in-law Martha McClanahan and Betty (J. C.) Williams of Newport; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends, including special friends Roger Franklin and Cookie Ramsey.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Glen Ball and the Rev. Ron Ball officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4:006:00 p.m. prior to the services.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at Union Cemetery.

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Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Holt family.

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