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Thomas Leon Holder, Sr.

November 7, 1942 — June 23, 2023




Mr. Thomas Leon Holder, Sr., age 80, of D’Iberville, MS passed away on Friday, June 23, 2023.

Mr. Thomas was born on November 7, 1942 in Mena, AR. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 29 ½ years as a Medical Technician. He was an avid golfer and resided on the MS Gulf Coast since 1988. During his spare-time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Mr. Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Avus Holder; and by his loving wife, Betty Lou Holder.

Left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Kelley (Michael) Franklin and Vicki (Selena) Holder; son, Thomas L. (Pam) Holder, Jr.; brother, Larry DeWaine Holder; and 5 grandchildren, Zachary, Alicia, Heather, Celena and Rachel.

A graveside service will be at 10am on Friday, June 30, 2023 at Biloxi National Cemetery.

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Graveside Service

Friday, June 30, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Biloxi National Cemetery

400 Veterans Ave., Biloxi, MS 39531

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