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Ray C. Holt

June 26, 1928 April 24, 2018
Ray C. Holt
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Ray C. Holt, 89, of Asheville, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
Ray was born June 26, 1928 to the late Emma Haynes. Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Kathleen Holt and son, Larry Holt and his wife, Jean of Charlotte.
Ray was a career member of the armed forces. He began his military service in the Navy and then in the Air Force. His 20-year career was spent mainly in Asheville as the Air Force recruiter during the Vietnam War. He spent two tours of duty overseas, first in Japan then Thailand. He retired at age 38 from the Air Force and began his second career with the State of NC. He worked with the Department of Weights and Measures and then with the Employment Security Commission. After 25 years with the state, he retired to play golf, take care of his yard and travel with his beloved wife. Ray was a member of Central Methodist Church of Asheville.
A Memorial service will be held at Central Methodist Church at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
The family will receive friends following the service with a reception in the Church Fellowship Hall.
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Central United Methodist Church

27 Church Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Central United Methodist Church
27 Church Street Asheville 28801 NC
United States

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