The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


February 4, 2013

James Holt

Monday, February 4, 2013 — James Harold Holt, age 82, of Albemarle, died at 8:34 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main, Charlotte, N.C.

His funeral was at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2013, at Stony Hill United Methodist Church, Albemarle. Rev. Lanny Lancaster will officiate.

The family receive friends at Stanly Funeral Home, Albemarle, on Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 5-7 p.m.

Born August 16, 1930, in Stanly County, N.C., he was the son of the late Jamie O. Holt and Ina Elizabeth Morton Holt.

He was educated in Stanly County Schools. He was an employee of Soil Conservation Services with 30 years of service.

He was a member of Stony Hill United Methodist Church, Albemarle. He was also a member of the Yadkin Falls Masonic Lodge #637, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the Beekeepers Association of Stanly County.

Mr. Holt was married to Jean Coats Holt of the home for 63 years. Other survivors include one son, Sam Holt and wife Debbie Rutledge Holt of Charlotte; two sisters, Nancy Smith and Shirley Holt, both of Albemarle; three grandchildren, Anna Rutledge Holt, Samantha Holt Brewer and Patrick Medlin; and two great-grandchildren, Luke Holt Medlin and Rachel Elizabeth Brewer.

One daughter, Iris Jean Holt, preceded him in death December 27, 2011.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Stony Hill United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 28996 Stony Hill Road, Albemarle, NC 28001.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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