He was born April 5, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ardell Anthony and Margaret Bridgett Johnston Holder Sr.
Holder worked 25 years at VIP Industries, where he was a packer. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City.
Survivors include a sister, Rose "Sis" Enderle of Scott City.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. Parish prayers will be at 7.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, with the Rev. David Coon officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.