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Marvin Harold “Bozy” Holt

November 4, 1934 – May 25, 2019

Marvin H. “Bozy” Holt, age 84, of Gatesville, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2019, in Waco.

Services were held Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Scott’s Funeral Home.

There will be a private family burial at a later date.

Bozy was born on Nov. 4, 1934, in Gatesville, to the late Henry Howard Holt and Mildred Lee Dikes Holt. He grew up and attended school in Flat. Bozy married the love of his life, Joyce Bridges, on July 10, 1954, raising four children while living in Waco, Austin and settling in Gatesville. Bozy retired from civil service at Fort Hood in 1997 after 22 years.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters, Helen and Francis; grandson, Curtis; and his wife of 62 years, Joyce.

He is survived by children, Kay Streed and husband, Ryan, Dremond Holt and wife, Brenda, Suzanne Laird and husband, Garland, and Denise Holt; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Jean Gatlin and Janell Guajardo; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family wishes to thank Providence Hospital, Dr. Barry Shefa and St. Catherine’s Hospice Care.

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