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Herschel “Roy”  L. Holt

Herschel “Roy”  L. Holt, 86 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at Parkwood Meadows in Sainte Genevieve, MO.

He was born September 19, 1936 in Fayetteville, Arkansas and was married to Darlene (Chapman) Holt on August 1, 1958.

He is survived by Daughter, Sandra “Sandy” Wolk of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Two Granddaughters, Amanda Nicole (Steven) Bley of Bloomsdale, MO, Stephanie (Shannon) Sulser of Bloomsdale, MO; Grandson, Keith (Amanda) Wolk of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Brother, Delmar Lee (Jackie) Holt of Harrison, AR; Sister, Betty (William) Stewart of Fayetteville, AR; Great-Grandchildren, Hannah and Gabe Bley, Jacob and Liz Sulser, and Evan Wolk.

He was preceded in death by Wife, Darlene Holt; Mother, Freida Holt; Father, John Holt; Sister, Joyce (Paul) Herzog; Brother, Gene Holt; Son-in-law, Leo Wolk.

Visitation was at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Friday, August 25, 2023 from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm.

There was a Graveside Service at Danby Cemetery on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 9:00 am.

Danby Cemetery is located at 1020 Danby Road in Festus, MO.

Memorials can be made to Parkwood Meadows Senior Living at 805 Parkwood Drive Ste Gen, MO 63670.

Roy lived a wonderful life filled with fishing, hunting, playing cards, working puzzles, showing off his card tricks, telling jokes, strawberry milkshakes and he could fix just about anything. He was a loving husband, dad, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, and neighbor. Pa enjoyed his grand and great-grand babies most of all. Roy never met a stranger and anyone who knew him was truly blessed. He will forever be remembered by his funny phrases and jokes such as, “What did the fish say when he hit the wall? ….. Dam.”

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