Charles “Kent” Holderby, age 83 of Mt. Zion, died Friday February 26, 2021 in St. Mary’s Hospital.
Private family services were held. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Kent was born May of 1937 in Decatur, IL., son of Charles Emmitt and Wilma Lee Holderby. He was a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School class of 1955. He was a member of Shriners and the Warrensburg Gun Club. He began his career putting away fittings at Reidel Plumbing Co. in Decatur at the age of 14. He later joined the Plumber’s Union Local #65 and formed Holderby Plumbing Co. He was a master at his craft. He married Jeane Wilms in June of 1962.
Surviving is his wife of 58 years Jeane Holderby, of Mt. Zion, daughter, Carrie Holderby , of Decatur sister, Janice Curtis (Wally) of Petaluma, CA., cousin, Judy Townsend of Decatur and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Nancy Garver.
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