Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Jay Brent Holt, 79, passed peacefully at his home in Midvale, Utah on February 3, 2021.

Born April 18, 1941 in Los Angeles, California to Vee Nebeker and Jay Burgess Holt. He married Judith Ann Nofsinger, whom he later divorced. He later married Carrie Ellen Smith, who passed away in 2001.

Brent will greatly be missed by his family. His many generous acts of thoughtfulness and his continuous caring for others will never be forgotten.

Brent devoted his life to his family and his work. He spent 48 years with P&H Trucking / Mountain States Supply where he served as vice president before retiring.

Survived by his two sons, Rick (Suzette) Holt, Lynn (Trudy) Holt, and daughter-in-law Susan Holt; his eleven grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; and nine brothers and sisters.

Preceded in death by his wife Carrie, son Darren, sister Velona (Mac) and many other family members and dear friends.

Graveside services for Brent will be held at 1PM on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, 1950 E. Dimple Dell Road in Sandy. A viewing will be held prior to the graveside in Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary beginning at Noon.

Due to COVID procedures, gatherings in the mortuary will be limited in size, as well as social distancing and the wearing of masks will be required. For those friends, neighbors and all who knew Brent who wish to remain distant, the family welcomes you to attend the services virtually as they will be live streamed via Zoom with a link that can be found at on his main obituary page.



Saturday, Feb. 06, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E. Dimple Dell Road
Sandy, UT 84092

Graveside Service

Saturday, Feb. 06, 2021 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E. Dimple Dell Road
Sandy, UT 84092

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Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E 10600 S
Sandy, UT

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Feb 04, 2021

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I had the privilege to work with Brent for 35 years. Never was there a more loyal friend than Brent. He is one of the good guys that made working at Mountain States a great career

John Heslop Feb 09, 2021