William Keith “Bill” Holder Sr.

William Keith “Bill” Holder, Sr. of Quapaw, OK passed from this life Friday, November 25, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO.  He was 75.

Bill was born February 19, 1947 in Joplin, MO, the son of William A. and Margaret (Hulvey) Holder.  He had lived in the Quapaw area all his life and was a 1966 graduate of Quapaw High School.  He served in the United States Army during Vietnam in the Engineers Battalion.

He was a dairy and cattle farmer and a member of First Baptist Church in Quapaw.

He was preceded in death by his son William Keith Holder, Jr. and by his parents.

Bill is survived by his wife Arminta (Bowling) Holder of the home, 1 daughter, Cynthia Stacy and her husband Scott of Orange Beach, AL and 2 grandchildren, Marcus Stacy and Breanna Stacy.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church in Quapaw with Rev. Matt Robertson officiating.  Interment will follow in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK with John Mate, Chester Palmer, John Edward Mate, Kolby Chrz, Kevin Kohley and Thomas Bowling serving as pallbearers.  Military honors will be conducted by V.F.W. District 5 Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-7 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, OK.  Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK.  Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.

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