Ronald Parker "Ron" Holt, age 79, of Asheboro passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Randolph Hospice House. Mr. Holt was born in Siler City on March 8, 1942 to Amick Lemonds and Florence Gray Jones Holt. Ron served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was retired from Moll Industries and following retirement, he worked for the NC Zoo as a tram driver, and also drove for RCATS. Ron enjoyed attending the YMCA with his friends and competing in the Senior Games. Ron loved Native American Archaeology and making pottery. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Brenda Jordan Holt; son, Eric Holt (Lisa) of Colorado City, CO; daughter, Jennifer Hill of Asheboro; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and sister, Judy Richardson of Asheboro. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Spoons Chapel Christian Church, 1838 Spoons Chapel Rd., Asheboro. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203. Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Holt family.