In Memory

Ralph Holt


Ralph W. Holt, 78, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia.  Ralph taught at Wilson Avenue School, Newark, NJ for 33 years before retiring to Augusta.

Information provided by Harry Robinson, 3.27.2017



Ralph W. Holt

Obituary from Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Ralph Walter Holt, 78, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2017. Ralph was a gently man with shining intellect and an open heart. Born in Montclair, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Ester Brown Holt and Ralph Holt, Sr. After a successful tenure of 33 years as a junior high school educator, he traveled extensively and finally made Augusta, Georgia his home. He is survived by devoted family members and loving friends.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Augusta, Reverend Dr. Charles E. Goodman, Jr., pastor-officiating. A private burial will take place at Sag Harbor Bay, New York at a later date.

Ralph's family request that any tokens of remembrance in his honor be made to the Creative Beautification Ministry, Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1223 Laney Walker Boulevard, Augusta, Georgia 30901. W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706)722-6401.

** Messages from some of Ralph's former students may be read at the above website