Billy Gene HoltMarch 18th, 2020
Billy Gene Holt, 82, of Auxvasse, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020, at University of Missouri Hospital. He was born in Parma, Missouri on January 11, 1938, the son of the late Raymond Holt and Jessie (Pope) Holt. He was united in marriage to Wanda Lee (Sobba) Holt on August 15, 1959. She survives his passing. Billy was raised in southeast Missouri. He worked for Missouri Department of Transportation for 32 years until his retirement. Billy loved to ride his four-wheeler to the barn and do anything outdoors. The thing he loved most was spending time with his grandbabies. Billy enjoyed working on his old John Deere tractors, farming, and going to the station with his grandson on Saturday mornings to have coffee with the guys. He is survived by wife of 60 years, Wanda Holt of Auxvasse; children, David Holt of Auxvasse, Paula Cox (Bruce) of Auxvasse, Becky Holt (Larry) of Auxvasse; sister, Jeanette "Sissy" Rue of Hayti; grandchildren, Cassandra Cox, Tyler Wilson (Emily), Courteney Cox, and Taylor Holt (Curtis); great-grandchildren, Blaine Robinson, Ayden Cundy, Atleigh McCarty and Ryder Wilson; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by siblings, Clifford, Henry, Jerry, James "Bigum", and Sarah. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Reverend Paul Klepees officiating. Friends will be received from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to Dialysis Clinic Inc. of Mexico, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.