Frederick “Warren” Holt, 86 of Thomasville passed away peacefully Thursday, November 17, 2022 at his home. Warren was born November 4, 1936 in Jones County, North Carolina to the late Raymond Thomas Holt and Inez Williams. He was a faithful member of Charity Baptist Church. Warren loved the Lord with all his heart, and he loved his Preacher too. He was an avid Carolina Tar-Heels fan, loved his Ford Mustangs, enjoyed watching Gunsmoke and spending time with his beloved dog “Bo”. Warren started his career as a district manager of multiple convenience stores. He finished as the former owner of “The Chicken Shack” (Mobile Mart) on the corner of Unity Street and 109 in Thomasville. He was a faithful father, grandfather, and friend; his joy, his jokes and his cheerful spirit will be missed by many. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Smith Holt on December 26, 2021; one son, Frederick “Bud” Holt, Jr.; two sisters, Mary Alice Davidson and Peggy Pace; granddaughter-in-law, Torie Messer.
Surviving are his children, Cathy Hill (Randy) of Thomasville, Bill Holt (Lisa) of Alabama, Delbert “Jr” Houston (Deborah) of Thomasville, Gwen Yates of Thomasville, Beverly Messer (Dennis) of Lexington; grandchildren, Danielle Trimnal (Charlie), Jennifer Hill, Josh Hill, Nick Holt (Boomie), Kristyn Holt, Tracy Roche, Chris Houston (Ae), Michael Houston (Kiley), Josh Yates, Kasey Gray (Sam), Cody Messer, and Melissa Conrad (Randy); and twenty-five, great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 3:00 PM at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville with Rev. Elton Wilborne officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00-3:00 PM at the funeral home. A Graveside service will take place on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be sent to Charity Baptist Church, 6835 Charity Church Lane, High Point, NC 27263 or Davidson County Cancer Society, 25 West 6th Avenue, Lexington, NC 27292 Online condolences may be given to the family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.