Wayne Evans Holt of Halifax passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 1, 1946 and was 73 years of age. He was the son of the late Harry Thomas Holt and the late Lilly Belle Walker Holt. He was married to Katherine Robertson Holt who survives.

He was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church where he served as deacon.

Wayne Holt is survived by his wife, Katherine Holt; his children, Thomas Smith of Nathalie, Kenneth Wayne Smith and wife Teresa of Scottsburg and Tracey Clay Garland and husband James of Scottsburg; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carolyn Irby of Windfall and Evelyn Rowland of Nathalie; a host of nieces and nephews; close friends Harold Young, Doug Francis, J. W. Sanders, Mike Johnston, Ricky Elliott and Leo Heile; and beloved companion Reba.

He was preceded in death by siblings Dorothy H. Waller, Nell Holt Stevens, Freddie E. Holt and Lacy Thomas Holt.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Winns Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Kopco and the Rev. Elwood Seamster officiating.

The family received friends Tuesday, one hour prior to the service at Winns Creek Baptist Church.

For memorials, consider Sentara Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.