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William “Bill” Adrian Holt, Jr., 79, of Fairmont passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016 at the Fairmont Health and Rehabilitation Center following a short illness.
He was born in Fairmont on October 22, 1936 a son of the late William Adrian Holt, Sr. and Lucille Virginia Hull Holt.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ruth (Keener) Holt and their only child, Jeffrey William Holt.
He graduated from East Fairmont High School and attended Fairmont State University. He worked for more than 30 years as manager at Thorofare Markets. He retired as a Purchasing Agent for Consolidation Coal after 10 years of service.
Bill was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and a 50 year plus member of the Masonic Lodge #9 of Fairmont. He was an active member of the Elks Lodge #294 of Fairmont. He was an avid West Virginia University Football and Basketball fan.
He is survived by his brother, Keith Holt and his wife Arlene of Pleasant Valley; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Joyce Keener of Green Cove Spring, Florida; his nieces and nephews, Michael and Alicia Keener of Florida, Mindy and Gabe Urueta of Florida and Mary Jane and Wayne Hall of Pennsylvania; seven great nieces and nephews and his many friends at the Fairmont Elks Club.
In keeping with Bill’s wishes, his body will be cremated. Memorial contributions may be to the Marion County Humane Society at P.O. Box 905 Fairmont, WV 26555
Friends and Family may call at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont on Monday from 11am to 2pm. A Memorial Service, to celebrate Bill’s Life, will be held at 2pm on Monday with Rev. Matt Holbert officiating.
Online condolences: www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on April 8, 2016
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