David William Holt, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully under hospice care in Tampa, Florida on December 5, 2019. David was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 27, 1941 to Euman Holt and Ammorette Folsom Holt (both deceased), lived in Ellijay, Georgia for many years and attended Mercer University. He enjoyed a long career in senior management with Sears prior to following his entrepreneurial spirit and launching his successful promotions business, Great Ideas. He never met a stranger. David lived life to the fullest as an avid sailor, diver, skier, golfer and cruiser - never missing an adventure - and enjoyed them most when accompanied by Pat, the love of his life.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Ellijay with his brothers, Reverend James Holt and Tom Holt officiating. Music and song will be performed by Reverend Scott Eaton.
David is survived by his devoted wife of more than 29 years, Pat, daughter Shelli Morrow (Robert), grandsons Ryan and Alex (Rachel) Morrow; and his brothers James (Betty Jo) and Tom (Alice) Holt and their families.
The family will receive friends at 1:00pm on Saturday December 28th, at the First Baptist Church. Logan Funeral Home & Chapel in charge of local arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s name to LifePath Hospice at 12470 Telecom Drive, Tampa, Florida, 33637; or to Lime Connect at 590 Madison Avenue, 21st Floor, New York, New York, 10022. A family service will be held in Georgia, with a memorial gathering for friends hosted at a later date in Tampa.
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