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Gerald Wayne Holm

November 30, 1952 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 68)


Gerald Wayne Holm, 68, of Gentry, Arkansas passed away at his home on Sunday, March 28, 2021.

Gerald was born on November 30, 1952 in Noel, Missouri.  He married Cheryl Ann Ott on June 10, 1974 in Miami, Oklahoma. Gerald served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, serving on a missile base in Germany. He later became a Journeyman Plumber, working for A+ Plumbing and Carl Holly Plumbing. He enjoyed the outdoors especially fishing, cutting wood, doing yardwork, and tending to his garden. He was a jokester always enjoying a laugh.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Holm of the home; one son, Shannon Holm and wife Christy of Siloam Springs; one daughter, Heather King and husband Jon of Siloam Springs; adopted son, Dalton Ott of Siloam Springs; one brother, David Holm and wife Joyce of Salado, Texas; one sister, Shirley Spencer and husband Steve of Bentonville, Arkansas; four grandchildren; Katie Holm, Lyric King, Skylar King and Sawyer King; special friend, Linsay Lemke and her daughters Devyn and Raelyn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Woodrow Holm and Nona Lea Heckman Holm, one sister Sharon Holm, and one son Jason Holm.

Funeral services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 10:00am. Burial will be held at the Butler Creek Cemetery in Sulpher Springs, Arkansas. Arrangements are entrusted to the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to



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Funeral Service
April 2, 2021

10:00 AM
1401 E Main Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

April 2, 2021

12:00 PM
Butler Creek Cemetery
Sulpher Springs
Sulpher Springs, AR 72768

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