February 6, 1942 ~ February 26, 2013
Charles 'Larry' Holder, age 71, of the Haw Branch Community went home to be with the Lord on February 26, 2013.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 2 at 11:00 AM at Red Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott McInnis officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The son of Charlie & Ada Holder, Larry was a lifelong member of Red Branch Baptist Church where he served as a past deacon and Sunday School teacher. Larry worked with the Baptist Mens Disaster Relief Team, traveled to Sri Lanka and other disaster sites helping rebuild homes for the needy. Larry was elected for five terms on the Moore County Soil & Water Conservation Board. He served as past president of the National Contract Poultry Growers Association. Larry worked tirelessly for poultry growers nationally, statewide and locally. He was a lifelong poultry grower. His past employment included Tax Appraiser for Moore and Lee County.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Margaret O'Brien Holder and sons, Wilson Holder and wife, Bethany and David Vallas; precious granddaughters, Sara Beth and Ada Grace Holder; a brother, Pete Holder of Carbonton and many loving nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by brothers, Ralph, Bill and Robert Holder and sisters, Inez Allen, Louise Gossett, Betty Sullivan and Polly Wheeler.
The family will receive friends on Friday, March 1st from 6:00-8:00 PM at Red Branch Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the grandchildren's educational trust fund: Wilson Education No. 2 Trust, 1725 N Main Street, High Point, NC 27262.
Online condolences may be made at: www.PinesFunerals.com
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Holder Family.