Staff Sgt. Justin Lee Holt, 31, died, Friday, Feb.6, 2015, at Fort Carson Army Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Mr. Lee was born Sept. 3, 1983, in Paris to Robert and Judy Davidson Holt. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Holt graduated from Pittsburg High School in 2002 and joined the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Bravo Troop 2-1 CAV Company 4th ID and stationed in Fort Carson, Colo. Justin served in Kuwait, four years in Germany and had two tours in Iraq. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Travis “Budd” Davidson.
Graveside services with Full Military Honors were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Avery Cemetery with Rev. James Brown officiating.