John W. Holt, 56, passed away on January 31. He will be honored and memorialized in the spring at a later date.
Mr. Holt was born on February 14th, 1964 in Urbana, Ill. His family then moved to Huntingdon, where John grew up and graduated from Huntingdon High School. Johns’ fondest memories were spent at Kentucky Lake hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. John was an avid outdoorsman and was truly happiest when he was in the woods. John loved his family and was deeply loved by all. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Marjorie Holt; his paternal grandparents, Neal (Alick) and Allie (Annie) Rich Holt; his maternal grandparents, Daisy and Cliff Bisch; brother, Jimmie Holt; niece, Angie Davis; step-son, Larry Ethan Gaut; and his Aunt, Ruthie and Uncle Enos Stanley.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Lisa Tatum Holt and their children and grandchildren; his sister, Brenda (Jeff) Pembor, and their son Travis McClain; his sister, Betsy and her children, Skyler (Justin) Miller and Adam Avenenti; and his great-great nephew, Hayden Miller. He also leaves behind many dear friends and loving cousins, as well as his fur-babies Charlie, Lily, TT and Lil’ Bit.