Jonathan “Jon” Barry Holder

October 4, 1980 - August 4, 2012
Jonathan “Jon” Barry Holder


MINT HILL – Mr. Jonathan Barry “Jon” Holder, 31, died Saturday, August 4, 2012.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2012 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 6525 Old Monroe Road, Indian Trail. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn East Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mr. Holder was born October 4, 1980 in Wilmington, NC and was the son of the late James Barry Pope and Bonnie Moody Belk of Hillsville, VA. He was employed with Siemen’s Corporation in Charlotte and loved the outdoors, especially fishing. Jon was dearly loved by all those around him.

In addition to his mother, Jon is survived by his wife, Cheryl and children, Makayla and Taylor, all of the home; step-father Don Snow; sister, Renee Holder of Carolina Beach, NC; brothers, Chris of Cana, VA, Joshua Holder of Clover, SC; grandmother, Dorothy Spell of Laurinburg, NC; nephews, Spencer Mitchell of Wilmington, NC, Blake Holder of Cana, VA; nieces, Katlynn Mitchell of Wilmington, NC, Abygayle Smith of Carolina Beach; several aunts, uncles and cousins in the Wilmington, NC area; mother and father-in-law, Russ and Janice Austin; sister-in-law, Jennifer Austin; and many friends.

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  • September 16, 2014
    BillyHolder says:
    Jonisinabetterplace,itis9-16-14,Ijustnowfoundoutaboutthis.Iamhurtanddevastated.Iamprayingforyouall.

  • September 16, 2014
    BillyHolder says:
    IjustwanttodedicatethissongtoJonarhan,IwillrisebyChrisTomlin.IamsorryIwasnotthereforyouJonathan

  • September 13, 2012
    Amanda Essalhi says:
    I'm very sorry to hear that Jon is no longer with you all I do know how this feels I lost my brother many years ago in vehicle wreck so I do know how this feels pray for you all ....