Mark Cullen Holt, Jr., age 83, passed away on November 17, 2014 at his home in Hillsboro, Tennessee surrounded by his loving family.
He was a retired Automotive Mechanic and Owner/Operator of his own trucking operation.
Mr. Holt was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Victory in Jesus Church in Manchester, TN.
He loved and enjoyed his family, friends and his beloved Boston Terrier “Angel” and enjoyed gardening and fishing. He was well known for his baking skills, especially with coconut and chocolate pies. He was a major contributor to community fund raisers with his famous pies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the late Mark Cullen Holt, Sr. and Lucetta Lafevre Holt Gosnell; sons, James Cullen Holt and Russell Ray Holt; sisters, Lucy Gosnell Holt and Marie Anderson; brother, William “Bill” Holt; step-mother, Dorothy Holt, mother-in-law, Clara Tosh, grandson, Jonathan Holt ; and granddaughter, Amanda Holt.
Mr. Holt is survived by his loving wife, Alice Morene Tosh Holt of Hillsboro, TN; daughters, Janet M. Eckerson and her husband John of Manchester and Alice M. Kindzierski and her husband Bob of Shalimar, FL; son, Benji Holt and his wife Jody of Christiana, TN; sisters, Lucille John of Clinton, IN, Betty Stanton (Ron) of Hammond, IN and Shirley Carrozza of Elgin, IL; brothers, Terry Holt (Gracie) of Chicago, IL, Robert Holt (Cookie) of Crestwood, KY, Denny Holt and Willie Holt both of Chicago, IL; thirteen grandchildren, Bridget (Terry) Vassar, Christopher (Ginger) Jacobs, Beth (Scott) Holz, Lance (Cassie) Kindzierski, Ryan Kindzierski, Kristen (Chase) Hale, Katy Holt, Matthew (Rebecca) Holt, Daniel (Britanny) Holt, Lawanna (James) Alford, Christy Holt, Rusty Holt, and James Holt II; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the Central Funeral Home Chapel
Brother Danny Anderson and Brother Sid Parham
Viola Cemetery in Viola, TN with United States Military Honors.