Dr. Dorma Earl “D. E.” Holt, Jr. 67, of Burlington passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Alamance Health Care Center.
A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Dorma Earl Holt, Sr. and Maryellen Millaway Holt. His entire life was devoted to his love of music. He was the first double major in chemistry and music at Elon College. He later earned his Masters of Music degree from the University of Michigan and his Doctorate of Music degree from Arizona State University as well as furthering his studies at Rice and John Hopkins Universities. Aside from music, he enjoyed gourmet cooking, classic movies, traveling the world and most importantly spending the holidays with his family.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Pamela Holt Johnson and her husband Jerry; and brother, Timothy Millaway Holt and his wife Kathryn.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery (4400 Alamance Church Road, Liberty, NC 27298) by the Rev. Jimmy Nicholston.
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