Donald R. Holt, Sr.

March 11, 1939 - May 10, 2020
Donald R. Holt, Sr.

Donald Rex Holt, Sr., 81 of Hampstead NC passed away on May 10, 2020.

He was born in Conway SC on 3-11-1939. He was the son of the late William Alex Holt and Virginia Blanton Holt. He is also preceded in death by his brother Jack Holt and his sister Linda Holt.

Married with the love of his life for 60 years, Myrtle Holt, they went on adventures from the Mountains to the Sea. He enjoyed his time with Family and Friends and always had a smile on his face.

He was a longtime Builder of many projects around town and made many Friends along the way.

He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Holt, 2 sons, Donnie Holt, Jimmy Holt (Amy), daughter, Wendy Rocha (Robert), 4 grandchildren, Kelly Braun (Rick), Alex Holt, Erin Prosser, Hunter Sutton, 2 great grandchildren, Hanna Holt, Harper Holt, 2 brothers, Tommy Holt, Billy Holt, 3 sisters, Alma Fennell, Ovaline Jenness, Patricia Blizzard.

Services will be scheduled at a later date due to the current Covid-19 Issues.

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  • May 13, 2020
    Rev. John and Ila Strickland says:
    What a privilege it was to call Donald a friend and "Brother in Christ". We will miss him so very much. Prayers for peace for Myrtle and his children.

  • May 16, 2020
    Mike and Debbie Ward says:
    Donald was a good friend, im glad God allowed our paths to cross. Im going to miss his hellos and smiles and his absence on the back church seat each Sun. Prayers to Myrtle and his family that God will give you peace and comfort during this hard and difficult time

  • May 16, 2020
    Linda Walker says:
    Donald will be missed by all his friends and church family. He was faithful to his church and made sure that Myrtle was able to attend too. Prayers for Myrtle and the whole family during this hard time.

  • May 16, 2020
    Sandy & Kathy Lawhorn says:
    Praying for this family He was a kind hearted sweet man that loved his wife dearly she was so so proud of him .She is the sweetest loving lady I have ever met loved to cut up and joke with her she is shortly going to be loss I am going to miss them riding threw the camp ground always stopped to talk and say hay my heart is broke ❤️