Kenneth F. Holt

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Kenneth F. Holt, the youngest son of William Braz Holt and Martha Lois Holt of Harrison passed away at his Rogers home on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the age of 83. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Martha Durkee of Melbourne, Fla., and Betty Hanna of Berryville, Ark., and his wife of 37 years, Ruby Frances Holt. Kenneth served in the United States Army as a Combat Engineer in Korea and Germany. He worked for the Russellville Police Department as a Detective Sergeant until he joined Walmart as a Loss Prevention Supervisor in 1980. After a 25+ year career with Walmart, Kenneth retired to Rogers, AR where he enjoyed a large circle of friends. Kenneth is survived by his three sons; Scott and Shea Holt of Rogers, and Larkin Holt of Boston, as well as his daughter-in-law, Nathalia Holt, and granddaughters, Eleanor and Pippa. He is survived by his brother, Bill Holt of Houston, and sister, Merrilee Garland of Rogers, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Per Kenneth's wishes, he was laid rest next to Ruby in a private ceremony at the Maplewood Cemetery in Harrison, Ark. A celebration of his life will be held at Homer's Tavern (the Holt home) on July 6, 2019. Per his exacting standards, Chicken S**t Bingo will be held at the day's event. Food and Drink will be provided. If anyone would like to share a story about Ken, please make a video recording from your phone and email it to If you are interested in attending the July 6th event, please RSVP via Facebook at or the email listed above. Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences may be made at

Published May 17, 2019

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