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Originally published: 2012-10-08 16:33:42
Last modified: 2012-10-08 16:33:42

Roy Walter Holtsclaw Jr.

Roy Walter Holtsclaw Jr., 49, of Roan Mountain, passed away on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.

A native of Avery County, he was born Oct. 4, 1962, a son of the late Roy Walter and Leoda Woods Holtsclaw.

Holtsclaw attended the Church of Jesus Christ.

He was the owner of Holtsclaw Brothers Painting and enjoyed working on old cars.
Along with his parents, Holtsclaw was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Lando Holtsclaw, and niece, Selina Farmer.

Holtsclaw has left to cherish his memory his sister, Wanda Holtsclaw of Elk Park; brother, Danny "Hawkeye" Holtsclaw of Roan Mountain, Tenn.; daughter, Michelle Holtsclaw of Homasasa, Fla.; niece, Rebekah Buchanan; great-nieces, Bryanna Farmer, Alexis Farmer, Molly Buchanan.

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Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Holtsclaw family.

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