Carlton Holder

1935 - March 16, 2021

MR. CARLTON AUSTIN HOLDER, age 85, of Eastman, GA, died Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Heart of Georgia Nursing Home.

Obituary for Carlton Holder

MR. CARLTON AUSTIN HOLDER, age 85, of Eastman, GA, died Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Heart of Georgia Nursing Home.

 Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM Friday, March 19, at Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Arnold Rye officiating, with interment in Bethel Cemetery.

 Carlton was born in the Roddy Community of Dodge County to the late Geraldine Martin Holder and James Austin Holder. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, a graduate of Dodge High School, and after high school served faithfully in the U.S. Army. After his military service, he worked in Hawkinsville for the Georgia National Guard for over 10 years, Dodco Mobile Home Factory for several years, and worked as a civil service employee for Robins AFB for several years. Carlton worked as an entrepreneur for the Holder Family business for many years and served as an EMT director and as a community service instructor for the Dodge County Sheriff’s Department for several years. He was preceded in death by his Wives, Mary Grace McDaniel Holder and Mildred Bass Holder, Daughter, Susan Diane Holder, Son, Carlton Earl Holder, and Grandson, Russ Holder.

 He is survived by his 2 Sons – Scott Holder (Kitten) and Mike Holder (Monica) both of Eastman; Adopted Son – Pedro Green Holder of Eastman; 6 Grandchildren – Carlie Holder, Chris Holder (Chelsey), Bree Holder Harrell (Bryant), Coty Wiggins (Sloane), Trisha Connell (Tyler), and Dustin Thomas (Brooke); 11 Great-Grandchildren – Annie James Harrell, Heidi Leigh Harrell, Payton Wiggins, Walker James Wiggins, David Bryce Holder, Dezzi Thomas, Holden “Chunk” Thomas, Elleigh Connell, Kaiden Thomas, Oakley Thomas, and Piper Jones; 2 Sisters – Shirley Barlow and Wanda Bemister (Richard) of Newnan, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.

 The family may be contacted at the residence of Chris and Chelsey Holder, 283 Blackberry Drive, Eastman. Carlton will lie-in-state from 11:00AM-4:00PM Thursday, March 18 in Southerland Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to the Russ Holder Scholarship Fund, % Julie C. Davis, MGA Foundation, 1100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206.

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