Obituary and funeral service: Golden Lewis Holder, 82, of Monroe

Golden Lewis Holder, age 82 of Monroe, passed away on January 17, 2021. He was born in Monroe to the late Watson Lewis Holder and the late Lizzie Kate Sorrells Holder. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Mary Magdelene Qualls Holder; his sisters, the late Margie Moore (Grady) and the late Faye Fuller (Jack).

He is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Angie and William Hamby, Shelley Bohannon; sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Tracey Holder, Rick and Wanda Hall, Kenny and Mary Hall; brother and sister in law, Rick and Susan Holder; brother in law, Jack Fuller; 8 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren; 1 niece and 3 nephews.

A graduate of Monroe High School, Class of 1957, Lewis lived and worked in Walton County most of his life. He worked into his 80’s and was proud of his 50-year career as a pest control technician. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, Lewis was a faithful Christian and loved gospel music.  

Family and friends will miss the twinkle in his eye and his sense of humor. We remember Lewis as a devoted son, husband, and father who, through his continual acts of kindness and generosity, showed his love to each of us.  

Graveside services were held on Wednesday January 20th at 2:00 PM at Campton United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. David Bondy officiating. Interment followed at Campton United Methodist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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