Obituary for David Mitchell Holden

    • Name: David Mitchell Holden
    • Home Town: Ocean Isle Beach, NC
    • Date of Death: 03/13/2019
    • Birth Place: Brunswick County, NC
    • Birth Date: 06/09/1941
    • Service Date: 03/17/2019 at 02:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 03/17/2019
    • Visit Times: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel, Shallotte, NC
    • Interment: Brooks Cemetery

    David Mitchell Holden, 77, of Ocean Isle Beach, NC passed away on March 13, 2019.

    He was born in Brunswick County on June 9, 1941, a son of the late Paul Marvin Holden and Minnie Belle Stanley Holden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Carla Holden and brothers, Kermit and Roy Holden.

    He was co-owner of Holden Brothers Produce and was retired from Riegel Paper Company. He attended Campbell University and was a U.S. Army veteran.

    Surviving are his wife, Ouida Johnston Holden; son, Paul Alexander Holden (Vanessa), Shallotte, NC; daughter, Tara Holden Lambert, Ocean Isle Beach, NC; brother, Kelly Holden (Barbara), Ocean Isle Beach, NC; grandchildren, David Alexander Holden, Mitchell Thomas Lambert, and Brittany Chaney; great-grandchildren, Colten Lambert, Rylen Lambert, and Lillian Chaney; step-daughter, Shannon Phelps; his good friend, Kimball Bellamy; and all the employees of Holden Brothers Produce who have been a part of his extended family.

    A Celebration of Life will be conducted on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. Burial will follow in Brooks Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

    The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

    Online condolences may be made at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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