Holton, Oral James, St. Louis, Michigan


Went to join his late wife Lee in Heaven on Saturday, July 18, 2015, after a short illness. Age 94 years. Oral was born June 17, 1921 in Bethany Township, the son of Cecil and Flossie (Wiles) Holton. Orals younger years were spent helping his father on the family farm north west of Breckenridge. He then worked as a builder until he retired around 80 years of age. Oral was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by a daughter Diane Oswald of Shepherd, a son David (Margaret) Holton of St. Louis, daughter-in-law Marlene Holton of Marion Springs and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Oral was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lee in 2013, son Dan in 2010, and a brother Harold in 1989. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Lux and Whiting Funeral Chapel, Breckenridge. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gratiot County Commission on Aging or Charity of Choice. To leave a condolence for the family, visit www.luxfuneralhomes.com.