George William Holt

August 16, 1930 ~ February 21, 2021 (age 90)


Mr. George W. Holt 90, of Whiteville passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at his home.  He was a Tabor City native, the son of the late Leo and Retha Holt. He was preceded in death in 2015 by his wife of 61 years, Martha Todd Holt.

George had a long career in banking.  He began at Southern National Bank and was a founder and President of Columbus National Bank.  Later after a merger,  he was executive vice president and board member of Triangle Bank. George was a member of First Baptist Church and Whiteville Rotary Club. He served over 60 years as a Master Mason with Lebanon Lodge No.207.

He is survived by son, Bill Holt and wife, Jan of Raleigh, Reggie Holt and wife, Gaye of Lakeland, FL, Andy Holt and wife, Mary Beth of Rocky Mount; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; sisters,  Mildred Barnes of Charlotte and Katryna Watson of Loris, SC.

His funeral service will be at 11:00 am Thursday, February 25, 2021 at First Baptist Church with  Rev. Mason Smith and Rev. Wayne Brown officiating. Following there will be a private burial.

In lieu of flowers,  donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Lifecare, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.

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Funeral Service
February 25, 2021

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church, Whiteville
412 N. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472


Whiteville Memorial Cemetery
Hwy 701 N
Whiteville, NC 28472

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