Thomas Perkins Holt, Jr. June 14, 1934 - July 23, 2009 Tom Holt, 75, a resident of El Segundo, California and formerly of Long Beach, California, passed away peacefully with his family on July 23, 2009. Born on June 14, 1934 in Lonoke, AR, he was the third child of Tom and Paum Holt. Tom was a devoted and beloved father and husband. Tom was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris (Dieter) Holt and sister Ada Fields. He is survived by his wife Pat (Hart) Holt, sister Sue Fulbright, and his five children: Pam (Holt) Lane, Matthew Holt, Elizabeth (Holt) Smith, Danna (Holt) Ramos, and Lois (Holt) Stone. Through the blessing of his marriage to Pat he embraced her six children as his own: Kathy (Hart) Morris, Tim Hart, Colleen (Hart) Clarry, Maureen (Hart) Chute, Sean Hart, and Brendan Hart. He was also loved by his 26 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. There will be a Viewing at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA on July 30, 2009 from 4PM to 8PM, with a Prayer Service starting at 7PM. Memorial Mass will be at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach, CA on July 31, 2009 at 11AM. Burial will be at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach, CA on August 1, 2009 at 10AM. His family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to either Fr. Peter's Scholarship Fund, 1760 Mission Drive, San Ynez, CA 93463 or Sisters of St Joseph Carondelet Ministry Fund at 11999 Chalon Road, LA, CA 90049 -Keep Smiling-

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  1. To the family of Thomas Perkins Holt Jr. Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. Words cannot heal the pain of losing someone so dear! May God give you the strength to overcome the pain. God Bless

  2. Be grateful for the goodness and joy, the laughter and kindness he brought to all of you. He will always be part of your lives. Our deepest sympathy…Susan & Michael King

  3. You were the best brother-in-law in the world not to mention father and husband. Thank you for taking such good care of my sis. So glad you found love again with Pat. God called you home sooner than I would have liked but I know you are now truly Home.

  4. Dear Holt Family We are so sorry to hear about your father. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. May God give you comfort through these tuff times. Terri Laughlin and Family

  5. Lois & Steve Stone and Holt Family – We want to extend to you our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your father. We pray for God’s blessing upon your entire family. Thomas left quite a legacy of love in the Holt family.

  6. I deeply share in the grief of my beloved friend and brother. To Pat and my neices nephew although I can’t be there with you I am there in spirit. Peace be with you,I love you all. Aunt Sue

  7. To Uncle Toms Family, he will be missed. You don’t find many gentle souls like his, he was a special person. So much of my youth was spent at Uncle Toms and Aunt Adas houses and you don’t know how much I miss these times. My prayers are with you !

  8. I was so sad to hear about the passing of Uncle Tom. I have so many fond childhood memories of holidays, weekend visits and vacations with the Holt’s. He was such a special part of our family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  9. Pat and family – please know you are in our hearts and prayers. May His peace comfort you during this time of loss.

  10. To my Great Uncle Tom and his Family, My prayers are with you all at this time! Uncle Tom was a great man! You’ll be missed!

  11. Dear Pat and all my cousins, I have no words to express my sorrow to hear of Uncle Tom’s passing. As probably his oldest niece, he was 15 when I was born. Our history is long. I am so happy that we met you in Branson last summer. I want you to know that I would have brought Mom out there if she had been able to make the trip. Ron and I love you all very much. Please stay in touch. Love Cynthia.

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