William Reuben Holt, Sr.

October 28, 1911 - May 21, 2011
William Reuben Holt, Sr.

William R. Holt, Sr. 98, of Wilmington formerly of South Boston, VA died Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Born in Halifax County, VA on October 28, 1912 the son of the late William Starke and Frances Thompson Holt, he was a retired Postmaster. He served his country in WWII.

Surviving are his wife Harriette Crews Holt, son Dr. William R. Holt, Jr. and wife Shelly of Wilmington, two grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held 2:30 PM Monday, May 23, 2011 at Powell Funeral Home, South Boston, VA. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will see friends from 1:30 PM Until service time at the funeral home.

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Local arrangements by Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403; (910)-791-9099


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  • May 23, 2011
    David C. Wade says:
    Dear Mrs. Holt and family, Our thoughts, prayers and sympathy are with you at this time. Sincerely, David and Cindy Wade Wesley Memorial UMC