My heart goes out to my cousins Angie and John.
This picture is a recent one.
I reproduce the obituary here because it will be taken down in a few weeks.
|September 13, 2008|
|John William Holt, Sr.,”Willie”, 61, of 3138 Burnt Mill Creek Rd., Laurens, SC, passed away Friday, September 12, 2008, at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.|
Born in Laurens County, he was the son of the late H.L. and Etolia Jerry Holt. Mr. Holt served with the National Guard and was a cowboy having worked on a cattle ranch. He was also a member of First Presbyterian Church in Laurens and attended Northwood Assembly of North Charleston.
Surviving are his son, John W. Holt, Jr. and wife, Kisha of Gray Court; daughter, Angelia Grech and husband, Joe of Mt. Pleasant; six grandchildren, Stetson Lee Holt, Elizabeth Rose Grech, Emma Katherine Grech, Justus Wyatt Holt, Joseph Henry Grech and Piper Grace Holt; and a sister, Sandra H. Brooks of Clinton.
Graveside services will be held 4:00 PM Sunday, September 14, 2008, at New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Rev. James K. Hamilton.
Memorials may be made to SC Home of the Deaf & Blind, “Halter Program” 355 Cedar Springs Road, Spartanburg, SC 29302-4699.
The family will be at 178 Hope Road, Gray Court and will receive friends after the graveside service.