Tommy Harold Holt


(March 18, 2005)

Funeral services for Mills resident Tommy Harold Holt, 65, who died March 18, were conducted Wednesday, March 23, in Casper.

Holt died at the Wyoming Medical Center following a short illness.

He was born Feb. 23, 1940, in Dexter, N.M., to Tom and Inez (McClester) Holt. He married Debra Ann Jones in Powell on April 11, 1973.

He attended Powell High School and then later moved to New Mexico where he was employed as a heavy equipment mechanic for 47 years. He retired in 1991 and later attended Casper College to update his mechanical abilities.

He enjoyed fishing and camping with his family and also liked working around his home. He loved playing pool with friends and family, as well as hosting barbecues for his family and friends. He also loved to visit with friends at Reds Market.

Survivors include his wife, Debra, of Mills; one daughter, Teresa Holt of Mills; one son, T.C. Holt of Mills; three sisters, Carolyn Tucker of Riverton, Betty Knopp of Powell and Ruby Bittenger of Accident, Md.; two brothers, Fred Riechel of Casper and Gerald Riechel of Nashville, Tenn., and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Burial was to take place in Powell.