April 18, 1938 – January 13, 2023
Wayne, 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Douglas, WY. Wayne was born in Miami, MO and spent his early years in Joplin, MO. Later his mother purchased a home in Aurora MO where He graduated from high school. In July 1957 Wayne enlisted in the United States Marine Corps were He served for just over 9 years. He then accepted a position with the Defense Department, (NSA) where he worked until his retirement in 1993.
After his fourth son was born in 1998 he was a stay at home dad which he enjoyed immensely. In 2000 the family moved to Douglas, WY to enjoy the wide open spaces.
In 2004 Wayne went to work for the local School district, CCSD#1 as a bus driver where he worked for 14 years. He would get so tickled when the little ones on the bus called him Grandpa.
Wayne loved the outdoors, even hiking the entire Colorado trail through the Rocky Mountains. He enjoyed taking pictures, genealogy research and some well needed gun powder therapy at the range with friends and family. He will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nuel Clark Holt and Mary Edith (Cage) Holt of Springfield MO. His siblings Vernon Nuel Holt, Danny Leon Holt and Carol Fay Holt.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Zufall-Holt of Douglas, WY, his first wife MaryAnn (Stahlman) Holt of Parker CO, his children, Andrew and Tina, (Lamar) Holt of Aurora, CO, Mark Holt of Aurora CO, Thomas Holt and Crystal Sells of SC , David Holt of Douglas, WY. Grand children, Hailey, Cole, Conner, Codie and Great grandson Waylen. Wayne was also blessed with three generations of nieces and nephews, we stopped counting at 100.
There will be a celebration of life with Military Honors in August.
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