Carl William Holm

Carl William Holm, lovingly known as Junior, 78 years old, passed away Thursday August 8, 2019, suddenly at a son’s residence In La Verkin, Utah.

He was born July 30, 1941 Salt Lake City, Utah to Carl Otto Nathaniel and Majorie Ruth Morrison Holm.

In his childhood, he lived in many places including: Salt Lake, Widstoe, Hildale, and St. George Utah also lived in Phoenix, AZ after the ‘1953 Raid on Shortcreek, Arizona’.   He was a farmer and truck driver. He raised his family in Salt Lake City, Utah, also in Idaho at the Big Butte ranch and finally in Colorado City, Arizona.

He loved his children and taught them to ‘Choose the Right’. He loved including them in his business endeavors so he could be close and spend time with them.

He was his father’s first child and was willing to help any way that he could, with his many siblings he truly loved and yearned for.

He was very cheerful person and was very close to God. He always tried to look on the sunny side of life and would often joke and tease, just to get a smile out of others.

He leaves behind 33 children and over 250 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Apple Valley Ward Chapel, 274 S. 100 W., Hurricane, UT. There will be a viewing Friday, Aug. 16 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff, St. George, UT, and Saturday prior to services from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Chapel. Interment will take place in the Isaac Carling Memorial Park, Colorado City, AZ.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, (435) 673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Carl’s online guestbook at



5:00-8:00 p.m.

Second Visitation

8:30-10:30 a.m.


11:00 a.m.


Apple Valley Ward Chapel
274 S. 100 W.
Hurricane, UT


2:00 p.m.
Isaac Carling Memorial Park
Colorado City, AZ

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2 Responses

  1. I grew up with your family and enjoyed every moment of it. You always knew what to say to make each one of us laugh.

  2. I have some good memories of our family doing things with uncle Carl’s like visiting and science fairs
    Thanks for the good times.
    RIP uncle Carl you will be missed .
    You’ll get to see My husband Lorin again and my Father Howard Ream.

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