Hiawatha (Artis) Holt, 79, of Lithonia, GA, formally of Knoxville, TN, made his transition Saturday, January 6, 2023. He was the son of the late Mrs. Mary Horton. Artis was a loving husband, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. Family meant everything to him.
Hiawatha was an avid fisherman, golfer, bid whist player and photographer. He loved fashion and was a dapper dresser, especially fond of shoes.
Hiawatha served in the U.S. Army and was very proud of serving his country. He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Horton; brothers, Paul, Arthur, William (Piggy), and David Holt and aunt, Naomi Womble.
Left to cherish his memory; loving and devoted wife, Barbara Chandler Holt, sisters; Alice (Alonzo) Amos, Phyllis Mc Dermott, brother; Ronnie Holt, devoted cousin, James Womble, cousins; Pastors America (Melvin) Miller, Elder Janice (Maurice) Donaldson, sister-in-law; Charlotte Holt, Jackie Chandler; brothers-in-law, Gary (Jean) Chandler, Brian (Sheena) and Michael (Jackie) Chandler, aunt; Brenda (Theodore) Chandler, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and longtime friend George Jackson.