Lloyd Holt

Lloyd Holt

PAXTON – Lloyd Kennith "Kenny" Holt, 76, of Paxton died at home on Saturday (Oct. 6, 2012) with family by his side.

The family will be celebrating his life with close friends and family from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus, Rantoul.

Lloyd was born Jan. 8, 1936, in Arkansas, and in 1965 married Donna Sue Holt. She survives.

Also surviving are his three children, Lloyd K. Holt Jr., Vernon Johnson and Sarah G. Holt; and eight grandchildren, Heather Benz, Kennith Holt, Faith Kopmann, Sarah Archer, Brooks Johnson, Justine Holt, Salina Holt and Christ Johnson. Six great-grandchildren survive as well.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Michele Hoyt, 46; and best friend, Dave Coulter of Momence.

Kenny enjoyed being outdoors fishing, hunting and gardening. He loved spending time with his family and friends. One of his fondest memories was being on "The Price is Right" and being able to spin the wheel.

jholt1 wrote on October 10, 2012 at 7:10 am

Best Grandpa(papa) anyone could ever ask for! You taught me so much and not a day will go by that you wont be on my mind! Thank you for so many great memories. I love you papa!