Welcome to the memorial page for

Donald Holt

May 19, 1948 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 69)

Mr. Donald Ellis Holt, Sr., 69, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday evening, August 3, 2017 at Medical University of South Carolina. 


Born May 19, 1948 in Fort Monroe, Virginia, he was a son of the late Henry Ellis Holt and Mary Catherine “Polly” Adams Holt.  He was a retired mechanical engineer and was employed with Paul Walker.  Mr. Holt served his country in the United States Navy and served in Vietnam.  He was also a Master Mason, holding membership at Bells Masonic Lodge, No 236 A.F.M.


Surviving are: his wife, Kim Wilson Holt of Walterboro; children, Kristy Watkins of Huddleston, Virginia and Donald Ellis Holt, Jr. of Walterboro; 5 grandchildren; brother, Douglas Holt (Dianne) of Easley; and nephews, Mike Holt (Carla) and Greg Holt (Shannon).  He was preceded in death by a brother “Ernest “Buddy” Patrick; and a sister, Betty Jean Patrick.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at


A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408.  Visit our online registry at:

 Service Information

August 8, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, Walterboro Chapel
1193 Bells Highway
Walterboro, SC 29488

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