On Saturday, Dec. 11, Darden Holt, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 90. Darden was born on March 17, 1931, in Nashville, TN to Vell Holt Jr. and Christian Benzenhafer. He received a degree in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Darden worked for Union Carbide in Niagara Falls, NY until his retirement. He traveled all over the United States with his work. Enjoying life as a small plane pilot, fishing, skiing, boating, camping, and swimming.
Darden became born again at a Billy Graham crusade. He was involved in his local church, Gideon’s, Koinonia, Kairos Prison Ministry, and Billy Graham crusades. The Holts went on two mission trips to Egypt and Russia.
Darden was preceded in death by wife Agnes Fay Holt, father Vell Holt Jr., mother Christine Benzenhafer, and sister Eleanor Rawlings.
Dardan is survived by children Ray Schulze, Morgan Heldt, and Linda Robertson (Greg). Grandchildren Bethany Kennell (Joshua), Nathan Schulze, Nathanael Robertson (Kate), Joseph Schulze (Marilyn), Abigail Ammari (Farah), and Annelle Schulze. Great Grandchildren Elijah, Emet, Isaac, Elisabeth, and Asher.
A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 3 p.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery.
You are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.masseyfh.com
Memorials may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Yorktown, and First Baptist Church, Yorktown,
Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, Texas 361-564-2900.