Carl Winfred Holt, 88, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.
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He was born on July 31, 1925 to Edward and Elizabeth Satterly Holt in Chaplin. He was a 1944 graduate of Chaplin High School and a member of Chaplin Christian Church. Holt was retired after a 35-year career selling insurance primarily with American Republic Insurance Company. While there he achieved the position of "Sales Immortal" and also was on the "Presidents Council". He was a lifetime University of Kentucky basketball fan and proudly served in the Committee of 101, a UK athletics booster and fan organization. He also loved to cook for friends and family and was well known for his wonderful sense of humor, which was shared with any and everyone he met. He was a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by: an infant son, Howard Wayne Holt; and three brothers, Harold, Virgil, and Ernest Lee Holt.
Survivors include: three daughters, Trina (Bill) Elliott of Danville, Kathy (Nicky) Blandford of Lebanon, and Carla Holt of Lexington; five sons, Harold Holt, Gary (Diane) Holt, Spencer (Corinne) Holt, all of Louisville, Michael (Angela) Holt of Lebanon, and Alan Holt of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; one sister, Mary Evelyn (Tommy) Baker of Chaplin; a special friend, Elaine Yates; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Houghlin Funeral Home in Bloomfield with burial in Highview Cemetery at Chaplin. Bro. Brent Baker officiated.
Active pallbearers were grandsons, Eric Elliott, Patrick Blandford, Derek Holt and Joshua Holt, and nephews, Steve Holt, Tim Holt and Scott Holt.
Honorary pallbearers were grandsons, Winston Holt and William Holt, and nephews, Jeff Holt and Todd Baker.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the
Houghlin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Houghlin Funeral Home
119 Fairfield Hill Rd Bloomfield, KY 40008
Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Mar. 5, 2014