Dave  Holt Jr.
ANDERSON [mdash] Dave Holt Jr., 60, passed away peacefully at home after an extended illness.
He was born July 14, 1959, in Anderson, to Dave Sr. and Rosa Holt. He attended Anderson Community Schools graduating from Madison Heights High School Class of '77. Dave Jr. was an avid sportsman from an early age; his talents included basketball, baseball, track and wrestling.
Jr. often worked alongside his father at Holts Electric Company servicing the Madison County businesses and residents with their electrical needs for nearly five decades. Dave Jr. furthered his education at I.T.T Institute. Dave Jr. was employed with Anderson Herald Bulletin and St. John's (St. Vincent) Medical Center. He had the honor of retiring August 2018 with 40 years of dedicated service.
Jr. loved people, in his spare time he enjoyed building homes with Habitat for Humanity. You could catch Jr. driving his Cadillac enjoying his music, checking out the scenery, spending time with his family, buddies, and co-workers, except for Monday nights. Those were for WWF wrestling only.
Dave Jr. leaves to cherish his memory children, Artez (Tia) Holt, Mercedes (Zak) Holt; grandchildren, Amara, Ayana, Ardavion, and Abram Holt, Brock Rose, Bronsin Buck, Timiah Long and Willie Perry; loving and dedicated twin sister, Daisy M. Holt, Janette (Robert) Lett, Patricia Tate; brother, Junior (Lisa) Tate, Anderson; aunts, Catherine Buchanan, New Jersey, Betty Holms, Georgia; uncles, Harold Henderson Jr., Charles (Marilyn) Henderson, Alabama, and John Henderson, Maryland; nieces, T'Nelle "DD" Edwards and Rosanna Lett; nephew, Solomon (Samara) Fitzgerald; special nephew, JaRu Holt; special relatives, Betty Richardson, Mary Richardson, Denise Fuller, Larenda Richardson, Texas, Stacy Richardson, Marshall Richardson, Gloria Stevenson, Louise Jones, Lois Richardson, Joseph "Dinky" Foster, Alabama, Janice (Michael) O'Neal-Fairley, New Jersey, and the Rush family; followed by a host of cousins, relatives, buddies, co-workers, school mates and friends.
Dave Jr. was preceded in death by his parents, Rosa M. Holt, Dave Holt Sr.; grandparents, Harold and Matilda Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Mattie Crump; uncle, Richard Henderson; aunts, Laura Stevenson, Martha Williams, Lurlean Dabney, Easter Richardson, and Annie Miller, Marvin "Merv" Richardson and Dennis Fuller.
Acknowledgements: Special thanks St. Vincent Hospital and Hospice Care Team (Nurse Jessica), Countryside Manor, Minister Sam Jackson, Kisha Warner-Reese, Carol Brooks, Lenora Hampton-Taylor.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Anderson Zion Baptist Church. The viewing will be at the church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to L.C. May Funeral Service.
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Published on November 20, 2019


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Robert Archey
Nov 23, 2019
All my thoughts and prayers are with the Holt family during this time of mourning.
The Lasoya family
Nov 22, 2019
Love you guys. Praying for your family in this time of mourning. May our father wrap his arms around you and lift you up. 🙏🏼❤
Roger Eubank
Nov 22, 2019
Rest in peace sir. You raised an amazing man in tez. It teaks a heck of a good man to accomplish that. My condolences to the family. I cant imagine what you are going through.
Veronica Hawkes
Nov 21, 2019
RIH my friend, you surely be missed.
Janice and Michael
Nov 21, 2019
Dear Cousin, I will always cherish our childhood memories and our late night phone calls just to say, hey what you doing up this late. Sleep in Peace.
Merwyn Broadnax
Nov 21, 2019
My deepest condolences for the Holt family
Kimberly Mack
Nov 21, 2019
He will forevermore be loved and cherished in our memories, Until we all meet again,,,.,rest easy’
Bernice Billups Dawson
Nov 21, 2019
Sending our deepest condolences to the family during your time of bereavement. May the Lord continue to strengthen and keep you as you journey through the valley of the shadow of death. Dave is safe in the Lord's arms. Much love The Alabama Billups-Zeigler Reunion Committee
Nov 21, 2019
I would just like to extend my condolences to the Holt family with the passing of Dave Jr. God has given him his wings and now he will not suffer in Heaven. God bless the family and Dave.
Calvin Broadnax
Nov 21, 2019
RIP my brother, friend, comrade and Shadeland neighbor
Nov 20, 2019