Elzar Byron Holt, 82, Bristol

Elzar Byron Holt, age 82, of Broad Common Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at the Miriam Hospital in Providence.

He was the husband of the late Lydia E. (Santos) Holt.

Mr. Holt was born in Prospect, Tenn.

He was one of 10 children of the late Hurbert Henry and Velma Lee (Jackson) Holt.

Mr. Holt retired from the U.S. Navy after 26 years with the rank of Chief Petty Officer.

He is survived by his two sons, Allen B. (Robin) Holt of Swansea, Mass., and Kenneth J. (Gina) Holt of Bristol; and five grandchildren, Joshua, Jonathan, Sarah, Jacob and Emma Holt.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services and burial were private.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

For online condolences, shared memories go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com.