A longtime resident of Baton Rouge passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at the age of 76. He worked most of his life in the automotive paint and repair industry. He enjoyed gardening and growing vegetables, loved to dance, and could fix anything around the house. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., on Saturday, January 19, 2013, from 10 a.m. until funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife, Rosalie Griffin Holder; daughter, Kim Holder Ricks and husband, Keith; son, Kirk Holder and wife, Selena; and their mother, Ginny Holder; five stepsons, Greg Griffin and wife, Marcia, Don Griffin and wife, Kitty, Mark Griffin and wife, Jennifer, Karl Griffin and wife, Tami, and Todd and wife, Sherry; two sisters, Mildred Holder Steverson and husband, Glenn, and Louise Holder Padgett and husband, Paul; 15 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his father, Luther William Holder; mother, Stella Hortense Fortner Holder; and brother in law, Charles Holder.
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Published in The Advocate from Jan. 17 to Jan. 19, 2013