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Army veteran and lawyer was also a competitive sailor
Jack Dunaway Holt, a U.S. Army veteran, lawyer and competitive sailor, died from a stroke on Nov. 3, 2021, in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 93.Born on May 23, 1928, in Los Angeles, he moved to San Bernardino and then to Redlands, where he resided and raised a family for many years. In 2020, he moved to Lakeland, Tennessee, where he lived the remaining years of his life.He graduated from San Bernardino High School in 1946, attended San Bernardino Valley College from 1946 to 1950 where he earned a degree. He then enlisted in the Army, where he served as a corporal for two years from 1950 to 1952 in El Paso, Texas. He remained in the Army Reserves until 1958. During his enlistment, Jack married Geraldine Hoge in 1950, who he met at Valley College. After his service he earned a political science degree in 1955 at the University of Redlands. He earned his juris doctorate at Stanford University Law School in 1958.He then joined the San Bernardino County district attorney’s office where he worked for the next two years. He then went into private practice as a partner in the offices of Keller & Holt where he specialized in family law, business and probate. He retired from practice and that firm in June 1994.He worked as a freelance photographer to local newspapers, in the Army and recording the family history. He was activein the Lions Club and Legal Aid Society in San Bernardino, was president of the San Bernardino Bar Association, was a 4-H leader and a member of the Redlands Camera Club. He sailed for many years in races to Mexico and in and around the San Diego area participating often with the San Diego Yacht Club.He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Geraldine. He is survived by his five children,Rebecca Holt Roche (Wilbank) of Lakeland, Tennessee, Pamela Jenkins and her husband Mark of Hubbard, Oregon, Michele Krantz of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Shawn Holt and his wife Kathleen of Newport, Oregon, and Martha James and her husband Bill of Plano, Texas. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and cousins Tom Denham and his wife Sandi, Steve Denham and Gretchen Cestero and her husband Ramon.A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery in Memphis. Family will rceive guests beginning at 1 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m.