Morley J. Holt, 86, of Wintersville, OH, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Lancia Villa Vista, Steubenville.
He was born in Tiltonsville, OH, on August 27, 1927, the son of the late Clarence and Ruby Burns Holt.
Preceded also in death by three brothers.
Morley retired with the rank of sergeant from The Ohio State Highway Patrol where he began his career with the Cambridge post and also serving at Bridgeport, Warren and Steubenville. After retirement, he went on to work at Weirton Steel with over 20 years in plant security. An avid bowler, he enjoyed bowling at the Holiday Lanes. He was Methodist by faith and a member of Olive Lodge 210 F&AM Caldwell, OH, and a veteran of U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly J. Ruby Holt, whom he married on May 20, 1953; children, Thomas (Jeanne) Holt of Bloomingdale, John Holt and Jane (John) Christopher both of Wintersville, and Ronald (Brenda) Holt of Poland, OH; five grandchildren, Shannon (Bryan) Conlon, Jason, Justin and Corey Holt, and Cody Christopher; great-grandson, Easton Conlon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held on Wednesday 10 a.m. Pastor Jeff Greco officiating. Burial Fort Steuben.
Memorials contributions may be directed to Charity Hospice.
Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.