Dallas Ray Holt, 71 of the Montpelier Community of Adair Co. passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at 12:29 a.m. at the University of Ky. Medical Center in Lexington after several weeks illness.
He was born on March 26, 1946, in the Montpelier community, the son of the late Jess Thomas and Lyda McGaha Holt.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Holt and an infant, Sarah Montress Holt, two grandchildren Justin Garrett Owens and Olivia Grace Owens
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mann Holt of Columbia; two daughters, Angela Chambers of Mesquite, Nev. and Yolanda Raye Owens of Columbia; three brothers, C. J. Holt of Columbia, Ronnie Holt of Columbia, and James Holt of Dry Branch, Ga.; three sisters, Brenda Alexander of Columbia, Mary Ann Wilson of Liberty, Jean Callison of Dry Branch, Ga.; three grandchildren, Joshua Chambers, Jacob Chambers and Wesley Owens, one great-grandchild, Park Jayce Owens.
He had professed faith in Christ, he was a construction worker, a Veteran of the Vietnam Era serving his county in the United States Army, member of the local VFW Post 6097, American Legion, DAV, NRA, was an avid hunter who enjoyed his Beagles.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Stotts-Phelps- McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Stanley Watson officiating.
Interment was in Haven Hill Cemetery with full military honors presented by the local VFW Post 6097.
Pallbearers were: Jerry Burbridge, Kenny Redmon, Billy Stearns, Matt Keltner, Chad Curry and Tommy Wheeler.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.
Expression of sympathy are suggested to take the form of a donation to the American Cancer Society or the Green River Animal Shelter and may be left at the funeral home.