Jimmy Blake Holt, age 60, of Greeneville passed away Thursday at his home\nHe retired from Greene Valley Developmental Center after 35 years.\nHe preceded in death by: Father: Raymond Holt; Grandparents: Billy & Susie Childress; Aunts and Uncles: Roberta Tinker, Mildred Rogers, Becky Holt, Danny Holt, Johnny Holt, Clay Holt, Alama Holt; Cousin: Billy Childress;\nHe is survived by: Wife 38 years: Lynda Holt; 2 Daughter & Sons in Law: Amanda & John Doolittle of Greeneville and Jamie & Abdula Maraqa of Elizabethton; Mother: Jane Holt; 2 Grandchildren: Paige Herrell and Benjamin Coppage; Brother: Jackie Holt of Greeneville; Sister: Tammy Pitt of Greeneville; Niece and Nephew: Misty Pitt, Randy Pitt Jr. and family, several cousins, nieces and nephews; Special Friends: Marie “Sissy” Haun, Tim Garner, and his friends at OK Tobacco Market\nThe family would like to express a special thank you to the nurses and staff of Avalon Hospice\nThe family will receive friends Saturday from 4-7 PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton. The funeral service will follow visitation at 7:00 PM with Rev. Stephen Saults and Logan Lamb.\nHonorary Pallbearers: His coworkers at Greene Valley Developmental Center.\nAnyone that knew Jimmy knew that he had a heart of gold and his passion was for his family and his clients and coworkers at Greene Valley. If anyone ever needed anything, he was the type of man that would give you the shirt off of his back.\nDonations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nJimmy Blake Holt, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.