Luther L. ‘Renny’ Holton Jr.

Published 8:59 am Monday, April 20, 2020

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Luther L. “Renny” Holton Jr., 75, of Statesville, died on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.

He was born March 22, 1945 in Iredell County to Luther “Buster” Holton Sr. and Lucille Dobson Holton. He was a graduate of Cool Springs High School and UNC State College in Raleigh. He was also in the Army Reserve. On Sept. 1, 2001 he married Carol Wooten who survives. He was a member of Clarksbury United Methodist Church. He retired from the U.S. Post Office as a rural carrier after more than 30 years. He also worked at Tractor Supply of Statesville and was also a retired volunteer firefighter with the Cool Springs Fire Department. He loved to farm.

Also surviving: 3 step-daughters, Kelly Cansler Moore (Tim) of Calabash, Tricia Cook Spry (Eddie) of Cooleemee, and Christie Cook Shore (Phillip) of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Karen Spry Logan (Cody) of Mocksville, Joseph Spry of Cooleemee, Mathew Glass and Austin Glass of Mocksville; 1 great-grandson, Bentley Logan; 2 brothers, Tommy Holton and Jeff Holton of Statesville; a sister-in-law, Mary Holton; 2 nephews, Johnny Holton of Statesville and Jeff Holton of New York; a niece, Kate Holton; and good friend, Kenny Williams.

He was preceded in death by a brother, John Holton and his parents.

A memorial service will be held at a later time.

Memorials: Clarksbury UMC, 924 E. Memorial Hwy., Harmony, 28634; or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 243 N. Lee Ave., Yadkinville,NC 27055.