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Jack Roy Holton

July 30, 1928 — August 26, 2023

Aiken, SC

Aiken – Mr. Jack Roy Holton, 95, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2023.

Jack was born in Soperton, GA, son of the late Glen and Hattie Sammons Holton.  He served in the Korean War with the US Navy and was very proud to have served for his country. He spent many hours helping to build up the local VFW 10601and was a true friend and mentor to all  it's members, He was a business owner in Aiken for fifty-eight years. The start of his business was in his homes garage on Marion Holton's Small Engine Repair which then turned into the well-known Holton Marine. which served the local community in boating, fishing skiing and most all water sports. The most important days of his life were days spent with his Wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was happiest when his house was full because his heart was also. He was always helping anyone in need and touched so many in his 95 years. The loss of Jack Holton is a heavy weight that all who knew him will carry within their hearts.

He is survived by his children, Charles (Dr. Holly Broome) Holton, Slidell, LA, Glen “Rick” (Patricia) Holton, Aiken, Donna Holton (Clayton) Meadows, Aiken; son-in-law, Jimmy Hopkins, North Augusta; grandchildren, Jennifer Nicholson, Charles “Tony” Holton, Glen Holton, II, Kaci Prouty, Kody Meadows, Summer Hopkins, Bridgett Sholette, Scott Bowen, Wesley Broome, and Darce Byrd; 13 great grandchildren; and a sister, Kay Audet, Savannah, GA.

He was preceded in death by his wife of over 68 years, Barbara Ann “Bobbie” Richardson Holton; his daughter, Cherri Holton Hopkins; and a brother. Loye “Bill” Holton.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, August 29, 2023, in the Shellhouse Funeral Home chapel with the Reverend Dr. Brad Willis and the Reverend Danny Wilson officiating.  Interment with military honors will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

Memorials may be directed to the VFW Post 10601, 250 Hudson Rd., Aiken, SC 29801.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Monday evening at SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 924 HAYNE AVE., AIKEN, SC

Jack’s online guest book may be signed by visiting

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Monday, August 28, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Shellhouse Funeral Home Inc

924 Hayne Ave SW
Aiken, SC 29801

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Shellhouse Funeral Home Inc

924 Hayne Ave SW
Aiken, SC 29801

Interment with military honors will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

*Standard text messaging rates apply.



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