Rinehart & Sons
Ernest “Ernie” Holt Sr.
Jesup--Ernest “Ernie” Holt Sr., 70, of Jesup died Sept. 3, 2019, after a short illness at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah.
The Wayne County native and U.S. Army veteran was a faithful family patriarch and enjoyed spending time with family.
He was a retired employee with Interstate Paper Company. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Myrtle Holt of Jesup, and three brothers, Johnny, Eddie and Earl Holt.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Jacqueline Holt; two daughters and a son, Donna Holt of Odum and Chandra (Randolph) Cox and Ernie Holt Jr., all of Jesup; four grandsons, Aaron Holt, Ethan Shell, Jacob and Brandon Cox; two granddaughters, Samantha (Jeremy) Johnson and Brieanna Summerall; two great-grandchildren, Riley and Saylor Johnson; a brother, Floyd (Betty) Holt of Hortense; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sept. 6 at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenny Edge officiating. Interment was in Odessa Cemetery with military honors. Active pallbearers were his friends.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.