Robert Drewry Holt

Robert Drewry Holt

Suffolk, VA
03.20.1943 - 04.07.2017
Suffolk, Virginia

Robert Drewry Holt, 74, passed away on April 7, 2017. He was born in Suffolk to the late Elijah and Margaret Holt. He was predeceased by brothers, Elliot, Freeman and sister Bessie Twiford. Bob graduated from Suffolk High School and served in the U.S. Army. He made a career in plastic molding working at General Electric, VA Design Pkg, Kerr Group and American Plastics. Bob was a member of the Purdie Lodge Windsor #170, and a Past Master of Ivor Lodge #291 and Indian River Lodge #252. He was an avid bass fisherman, a great mechanic, and both a loving husband and father.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 50 years Ellen, children, Amy Carlesi (Chris), Matthew Holt; grandchildren, Lindsay, Casey, Megan Carlesi; brothers, James and Joseph C. “Pete” Holt; sister, Edna Holt and other loving family members.

A memorial service will be held 6:30 PM Friday, April 14, 2017 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk. Following the service the family will receive friends at the funeral home until 8 PM. Condolences may be offered at

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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory
509 W. Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States


Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends at this difficult time. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly missed, by all who new him.

Justin,Travis and Billy HOWELL

Our sympathy to the family and to Matt, who we love and we are so sorry about your dad, but know that he is no longer in pain, but in Heaven catching the Big One!!!! Love you Matt
Kenny and Jeannie

Kenny and Jeannie Groves

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