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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

DL Capt. F. Benton 'Ben' Holt II

WWII veteran, DL Capt. F. Benton ‘Ben’ Holt II
June 17, 1920 ~ October 26, 2014

Word has been received with the passing of WWII veteran, Delta Golden Wings member DL Captain Frank Benton Holt II, age 94.  Captain Holt joined Delta Air Lines 11-20-1945 and was based Atlanta for much if not all of his commercial aviation career.    Captain Holt was widowed in August 2008 with the passing of his wife Barbara Bonner Holt.  Just 20 days later he lost their son Frank Benton Holt III who died Sept. 19th due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Captain Holt had most recently resided at
2863 Highway 175 , Hayesville  NC 28904-6166. 
Daughter Carolyn may also be reached at (770) 364-7985  or by email at briarpatchs@tds.net
Arrangements have been entrusted to Townson-Rose Funeral Home of Murphy NC.  We are hearing that services will be held November 1st but please visit the funeral home website for more information as it becomes available at  http://www.townson-rose.com/obituaries.asp?obitid=1799    
Thank you,
        ~ Carol for the PCN
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From: Mark Sztanyo Sent: Monday, October 27, 2014 5:42 AM
Subject: Re: Death notice Frank Benton Holt

On Oct 27, 2014 7:35 AM, "Carolyn Cline-Griffiths" <briarpatchs@tds.net> wrote:

I was given your e-mail address by Jim Sibley as the person I would need to send the information regarding my father's
death.  Ben Holt died yesterday, October 26, 2014.  He was 94 years old. He began as a pilot with Delta Air Lines
in 1945 until he retired in 1977.  He is survived by his 3 daughters, Carolyn Cline-Griffiths,
Susan Holt Pettus and Kathleen Holt.  Arrangements will be announced in the next few days.  If you need further information,
please call or e-mail me at the address/number below.
God's blessing.
Thank you,
Carolyn Cline-Griffiths
770 364-7985
From: Julian Black   Sent: Monday, October 27, 2014 2:51 PM   Subject: F. Benton Holt
Captain Elmer Hogue just called me with the sad news that Captain Holt, Delta Golden Wings member, passed away yesterday.

Service will be in Hayesville, NC on Nov 1, 2014.

Thank you for passing this information along.

Julian Black

Name Barbara Bonner Holt         
 January 25, 1921 - August 30, 2008  

Obituary ..........Barbara Bonner Holt, age 87, of Hwy 175, Hayesville, NC passed away Saturday, August 30, 2008 at her residence.
She was a native of New Orleans, LA and was the daughter of the late William Smith and Frances L. Sugg Bonner. She graduated from LSU with an artist major and became a talented artist. Barbara was a homemaker and a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Hayesville, NC. She loved gourmet cooking, weaving, knitting, reading, wildflowers, water coloring, and her family.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Frank Benton (Ben) Holt, Jr.; her son, Frank Benton Holt III and his wife Freda of Rome, GA; three daughters, Carolyn Griffiths and her husband Tom of Morganton, GA, Susan Pettus of Colquitt, GA and Kathleen Holt of Blue Ridge, GA; sister, Frances B. Baker of Hiawassee, GA; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Frank Benton Holt, III
  November 26, 1954 - September 19, 2008 
Obituary..............Frank Benton Holt, III
Mr. Frank B. Holt III, “Big Frank” of Rome, GA, age 53, passed away Friday, September 19, 2008 due to injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 26, 1954. He graduated from Tallulah Falls High School and later attended Young Harris College. He was a member of St. Johns Episcopal Church of College Park, Ga. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1978 through 1992 and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal.
Mr. Holt is preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Bonner Holt and father-in-law, Joe C. Landers. Mr. Holt is survived by his wife, Freda Landers Holt; daughter and son-in-law, Heather Holt Rathbun & Jason A. Rathbun; son and daughter-in-law, Frank Benton Holt, IV and Jennifer N. Hartmann; father, Frank Benton Holt, Jr; sisters, Carolyn Holt Griffiths, Susan Holt Pettus, & Kathleen Holt; and special aunt, Frances Baker. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jacob Kane Rathbun, Destiny Skye Rathbun, Lyla Nichole Holt and mother in law Dorothy Hampton Landers.

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