Lawrence Dewayne Holt of Smithfield, PA passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the age of 45 in his home. He was born March 31, 1975 in Uniontown. Lawrence was the son of David Holt, Sr. and Linda Liston Holt. In addition to his parents, Lawrence was preceded in death by his three brothers, Jim Holt, Tim Holt and David Holt, Jr.; uncles, Dewayne and Russel Holt and Bob Newman; and loving grandparents, Lawrence and Ruth Holt, who raised him. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Lawrence was a graduate from Albert Gallatin High School with the class of 1994. He was employed at the Flamingo Restaurant for several years. Lawrence was the passed co-owner of the D & L Sports Card Shop. He was a member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church of Smithfield and the Uniontown YMCA. He mentored his nephews in professional wrestling, enjoyed movies, music, very involved with the WWE Wrestling world and loved spending time with his friends and family, especially playing with his two great cousins, Bobby and Brayden Newman, who adored him.
Left to cherish his memory are, two special aunts and guardians, Cindy Newman of Smithfield and Pam Ford and husband Tim of Valrico, FL; uncle Earl Holt and wife Frances of Hopwood, PA; aunt Babs Nine of Washington, PA and Sue Holt of Smithfield, PA; two nephews, Billy and Jacob Holt; a niece, Bailey Holt and many dear cousins, friends and a sister-in-law, Amy Holt of Smithfield.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the FERGUSON-BROWNFIELD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 78 Main Street, Smithfield, PA 15478 where friends will be received on Friday, July 24th from Noon until 1:00 p.m. followed by a service celebrating Lawrence’s life at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Becky Dittenhafer officiating. Interment to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
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