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Don Holder

February 5, 1943 ~ October 26, 2020 (age 77)

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Don Holder, 77 of the Stecoah Community of Robbinsville, NC passed away, Monday, October 26, 2020.

          He was a native of Blount Co. TN and the son of the late Boyd and Esta Burrell Holder.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Roger Holder, Willis Holder, and his sister and brother in law, Allalee and Carter Jenkins.

          He is survived by his wife, Jan C. Holder; daughter and her husband, Deb and Danny Gladden of Stecoah, NC; grandchildren, Dale and Ashley Gladden, Sibel Gladden, and great granddaughter, Marlee Gladden; brother and sister in law, Dillard and Nettie Holder of Tuskegee, NC; and sisters, Aline Millsaps of Bryson City, NC, Lavera Carpenter of Robbinsville, NC; and his special friend Billy Holder of Stecoah, NC.

          Graveside Services will be held at 3:00 pm Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the Holder Cemetery.  The Reverends Max Cochran, Onley Williams, and Daniel Stewart will officiate.

          Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Holder family.  An online register is available at

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Graveside Service
October 28, 2020

3:00 PM
Holder Cemetery
2520 Lower Stecoah Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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