James O. “Joe” Holder

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

James O. “Joe” Holder, 73, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017. He was born Jan. 28, 1944, in Cassville, the only child of Odis and Eve (Oxendine) Holder, who preceded him in death.

He graduated from Cassville High School in 1962. He married Karen Corn April 25, 1964. Two sons were born to this union. In 1971, Joe moved his family to Kentucky for a year where he attended school and became a licensed mortician. The family moved to Cassville in 1986 and in recent years, Joe once again worked in the auction business with his son, Brad.

Joe was saved and for as long as his health permitted he attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cassville.

Survivors include: his wife, Karen; two sons, Jeff Holder and his wife, Tammy of Point Lookout, and Brad Holder and his wife Laura of Butterfield; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two step-granddaughters.

Funeral services were held Friday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Brother Danny Heupel conducted the services. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at Butterfield

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