Wilbur Holder died of natural causes at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his home in Cadiz.
Wilbur was born on Oct. 16, 1945, in Russellville to Tom Perkins and Annie Retha McCarter Holder.
Mr. Wilbur Holder, Sr., was a farmer for Broadbent Farms with 38 years of service and he also worked at American National Rubber for 6 years. Wilbur was a member of East Cadiz Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Lou Wright Holder; six sisters, Elizabeth Wright, Geraldine Boren, Dorothy Miller, Linda Sue Merrick, Lucy Leana Carr and Lovie Lucille Holder; two brothers, Billy Rudolph Holder and Tom Perkins Holder, Jr.; grandson Brandon P’Pool.
Wilbur Holder is survived by his wife, Debbie Holder of Cadiz; four brothers, Ed Holder of Beaver Dam, Bryant Holder of Cadiz, Jerry Holder of Cadiz and Ronald Holder of Hopkinsville; two sisters, Patsy Edmonson of Cadiz and Marie Hibbs of Greenville; four daughters, Tina Harris (and husband James “Dickie”) of Cadiz, Cindy Taylor (and husband Billy) of Hopkinsville, Melissa Troutman (and husband David) of Cadiz and Angela Fowler (and husband Lonnie) of Hopkinsville; son Wilbur Holder, Jr. of Cadiz; step-daughter Christy Freeman (and husband Mike) of Cadiz; step-son Larry Blakeley (and wife Terri) of Cadiz; 19 grandchildren, Lindsay Stewart, Ryan Harris, Logan P’Pool, Gillian Taylor, Derrick Ramey, Taylor Ramey, Amber Fowler, Hilari Holder, Heidi Holder, Sam Holder, Christopher Edmonson, Shaun Edmonson, Tiffany Edmonson, Katrina Duke, Isabella Freeman and Alex Freeman; and nine great-grandchildren, Kinsley Ramey, Levi Ramey, Kamryn Stewart, Landon Stewart, Daysie Duke, Bentley Duke, Rae-Anna Edmonson, Brayden and Skylar Edmonson.
Serving as pallbearers were Ryan Harris, Taylor Ramey, Derrick Ramey, Logan P’Pool, Lindsay Stewart and Larry Blakeley.
Memorial donations may be made to the Wilbur Holder, Sr. Memorial Fund, % Goodwin Funeral Home, P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211.