Graveside services for Carroll D. Holt, 97, were held Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale.

Mr. Holt died Thursday, October 27th, in Medstar Care Center in Giddings.

He was born June 27, 1914, in Nacogdoches to Carroll Hayden and Elizabeth (Nance) Holt.

He had been a Rockdale resident since 1954.

Mr. Holt had worked at Gulf Oil Co. in Port Arthur, Kaiser Aluminum in New Orleans and was an electrical engineer for IGC in Rockdale.

He was also a volunteer at Rockdale Senior Citizens Center.

On Aug. 30, 1947, he married Mary Alice Jones in Port Arthur.

Mr. Holt was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Holt on Jan. 6, 1996; his parents; a brother, Lindsey Holt, and a sister, Jane Norell.

Survivors are a son, Randall D. Holt and wife Judy of Burleson; a sister, Helen Jones of Woodlands Hills, California; two granddaughters, Lacey and Kelsy Holt; and a caretaker and friend, Peggy Herrera of Thrall.

Memorials may be made to Rockdale Senior Citizens, P.O. Box 998, Rockdale, TX 76567.

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