January 15, 1938 - April 10, 2020
Fred Louis Holden, age 82 and a longtime resident of Bush, died Friday night April 10, 2020 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. He was retired from Washington-St. Tammany Electric Co-Op after a 30 years career as a lineman, foreman and later the branch manager of the Abita Springs office. Louis was a horseman in the true sense of the word. He and his wife owned Double L Stables where they bought and sold horses, trained horses and Louis shoed them and did saddle repair work. He even did rodeo earlier in life. Louis loved being outdoors tending to his animals and had a special place in his heart for his pet Rat Terrier “Rowdy”.
Survived by: Wife of over 40 years: Lind Green Holden of Bush; Daughter and Son in law: Joy and Mark Schmitt of Slidell; Son: Wayne Holden of Slidell Scott Howington of Bush; 6 Grandchildren and a Spouse: Aaron Schmitt, Cameron Schmitt, Alex and Marissa Holden, Austin Holden, Abigail Holden, Andrew Holden; Brother in law: Terrence Green of Houston, TX; Special Friends: Wayne Smith, Red Benoit
He was preceded in death by his parents Robert Holden and RosaLee Wallace Holden.
A graveside funeral service will be held in the San Pedro Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery at 11:00 am Tuesday April 14th with Eld. Don Jacobs officiating.