The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 10, 2014

Services for Joe Holt, 91, of Albemarle, will be June 13, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 — Joe Frank Holt, 91 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Spring Arbor of Albemarle.

Joe was born December 16, 1922, in Stanly County, to the late Jason David Holt and the late Athie Furr Holt. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 64 years in 2006, Josephine Bowers Holt.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Delane Burris, will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at Grace Baptist Church in Albemarle. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory, 2001 E. Main St., Albemarle, N.C.

He is survived by son, Jerry Holt Sr. and wife Carolyn of Albemarle; daughters, JoAnn Rabon and husband Max and Karen Calloway and husband Eddie, all of Albemarle; grandchildren, Max Rabon Jr., Pamela Rabon-Byrd, Jerry Holt Jr., Summer Miller, Sally Calloway and Jason Calloway; and 11 great-grandchildren, Michael Rabon; McKenzie, Connor, Cassidy and Chloe Byrd; Jaxon and Amelia Holt; Jet and Charleigh Jo Miller; and Lawson and Briley Eudy.

Joe was owner and operator of Holt Contract Hauling of Albemarle for more than 50 years.

The family wishes to thank the caregivers, Patsy Yarbrough, Shirley Fesperman, Sheila Morton and Charlene Worthington.

Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 644 Edgemont St., Albemarle, NC 28001 or Community Home Care & Hospice, 1024 Albemarle Road, Suite 904, Troy, NC 27371.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Holt family.

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