Mervin Robert Holt, 69, Shoals

Mervin R. Holt, 69, of Shoals, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2024, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes.

Born September 9, 1954, in Shoals, he was the son of Robert and Ruby (Gilbert) Holt.

Mervin loved Martin County and loved to talk about the history and his family’s genealogy.

Surviving are his siblings, John R. Holt, Matilda Brown, and Charlotte Tuell, as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ruby Holt; and siblings, Edward and Janice Holt.

Cremation was chosen and a private family burial will be held at Spring Hill Cemetery at a later date.

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