for Robert D. "Bob" Holton, 77, of Wilder, who died Saturday,
March 2, 1996, at the Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 1996, at the Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell. Reverend Gay Jefferies of the United
Methodist Church, Wilder, will officiate. Burial will follow
at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, Idaho.
Mr. Holton was born August 5, 1918, at Wilder, Idaho, a
son of Jay Gould and lvie Louella Harland Holton. He was
reared and educated in Wilder. He moved to Grangeville,
Idaho, where he met Bonnie M. Packer and they were married
June 1, 1940, at Wilder. He started farming in 1942 on the
Wilder bench. He farmed until 1968 when he was injured in a
Bob enjoyed fishing when he was able to.
He was a member of the Wilder United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of Wilder; a son and
daughter-in-law, Wendell Robert and Jan Holton of Melba; a
daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Ann Holton Lankford and
William D. Lankford of Richardson, Texas; two sisters, Betty
McDonald of Caldwell and Doris Cummings of Nampa; two
grandchildren, Michele "Shellie" Lankford and Dustin and his
wife Kim Holton; two great-grandchildren, Austin and Harrison;
and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Jay
Holton; and a great-grandson Zachary.
The family suggests that memorials be given to the United Methodist
Friends may call today until 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral