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David Lee Holder

February 28, 1951 - May 11, 2020

David Lee Holder 69, a longtime resident of Henderson County died Monday, May 11, 2020 at Elizabeth House. He was born February 28, 1951 in Asheville, North Carolina to the late Henry Lee Holder and Gusta Mae Shope Holder. David was also preceded in death by his sister, Brenda Holder Cathcart.

 

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David Lee Holder 69, a longtime resident of Henderson County died Monday, May 11, 2020 at Elizabeth House. He was born February 28, 1951 in Asheville, North Carolina to the late Henry Lee Holder and Gusta Mae Shope Holder. David was also preceded in death by his sister, Brenda Holder Cathcart.

 

David was a graduate of Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College and pursued a career in hotel management. He worked at the Grove Park Inn, South Seas Plantation in Captiva Island, Florida and the Howard Johnson Corporation. David was an insurance agent with Jefferson Pilot Insurance where he established lifelong friendships within the industry. In the 1990’s David followed a new path with Tyco Tool and Valve as a Quality Control Inspector and retired from that position in 2016. He was married to Sandra Garrett Holder on May 6, 2006 in Hendersonville, North Carolina He was an active member of Elks Lodge 1616 in Hendersonville and a member of the East Hendersonville High School Reunion Committee: Class of 1969. He volunteered with the American Red Cross and donated blood routinely. David was an avid beach go’er and loved to travel. He always believed life was an adventure.

 

David is survived by his wife of 14 years Sandy, an “adopted” son and daughter‐in‐law, Chris and Terri Jones, a daughter Elizabeth Ann Holder Chrivia‐Duncan, son‐in‐law Damon Duncan and two granddaughters, Marilyn Chrivia and Vivien Duncan.

 

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Elizabeth House at Four Seasons Hospice, 581 S Allen Road Flat Rock, NC 28731 or https://www.fourseasonsfdn.org/memorial-gift/circle-of-love/col-gift/

 

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