Jimmy Don Holder
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Jimmy Don Holder, age 74, of Athens passed away on January 15, 2020. He was born on June 27, 1945 to Clyde David and Lydie Eunice Holmes Holder.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna Louise Holder; brothers, Dale Holder and Joe Holder; son-in-law, Chip Leigh.
Jimmy Don was a hard-working man. He worked for the Koon Kreek Klub for 49 years. He was a gentle giant of a man. He loved people, especially his family. He was the best father to his kids and dearest grand-dad to his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his daughters, Kim Leigh, Kristie White and husband Johnny; son, Gary Don Holder and wife Kristal; grandchildren, Pam White, Brittany Hall and husband Chris, Nikki Neal and husband Trey, Garrett Leigh, Gary Don Holder Jr, Colton Holder, Cannon Holder; great-grandchildren, Adrian Bolton, Caiden White, Chance Hall, Keelie Hall, Brayden James, Brantley Harris; sister, Mary Gorski and husband Buzz; sister-in-law, Betty Holder; brother, Bill Holder, Ron Holder and wife Julie.
Visitation will be held on Saturday evening from 6:00- 8:00 PM at Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00 PM at Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home with burial to follow at Tennessee Colony Cemetery.
Published on January 17, 2020


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Harlon & Janet Adair
Jan 18, 2020
The Holder Family. You have our sincere prayers & thoughts at the loss of Jim. He worked so hard & gave so much to others. He will be truly missed. Peace & Strength to all
Mark & Liz Richardson
Jan 17, 2020
Jimmy will be missed by many.
Prayers to all.