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Johnny (John) Monrow Holt 1949 - 2018

LARNED — Johnny (John) Monrow Holt, 69, passed away Dec. 3, 2018 at his home in Larned. He was born Oct. 24, 1949 in McAlester, Okla., the son of Doyle T. and Clara F. Henson Holt. A longtime area resident, moving from Bartlesville, Okla. in 1982, he was a high school vocational teacher. 

He was a member of Larned Assembly of God Church, and Retired Teachers, both of Larned, KPERS Retirement of Teachers Life Member, LCPL River Security Group, Vietnam; he served in the United States Navy and was the current Post Commander of the VFW Post #7271, Larned. He enjoyed woodworking, working on automobiles, and spending time with his granddaughters. 

On Dec. 27, 2002 he married Lisa D. Sallee at Larned, she survives.

Other survivors include, a son, Kevin (Kista) Holt, Larned; three step-sons, Mychall (Sharee) Allen, Clarksville, Tenn., Christopher (Hanna) Glass, Great Bend, Marcus Glass, Portland, Ore.; a step-daughter, Debbie (Larry) Jakel, Montgomery, Ala.; a sister, Norma Sue Lindley, McAlester, Okla.; three granddaughters, Kathryn, Abigail, and Olivia Holt. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Rhett Edward Holt; three brothers, Robert L. Holt, William (Bill) Holt, Doyle Leon Holt; a sister, Melba Schull.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7th, 2018, at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned with Pastor Ryan Webster Presiding. Military rites to be presented at Beckwith Mortuary following the service. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, with family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to VFW Post #7271 in care of Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box 477, Larned, KS 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

P.O. Box 477 

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 5, 2018