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“Life is not measured by the number of breaths that we take, but by moments that take our breath away. I am sure that Jack provided many of those...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Lee Ford - Carmel, IN

“I will never forget the first time we played softball together for Smith Barney. Jack was in charge of getting the shirts and putting everyone's name...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Linda King Nolting (aka Jail Bait) - IN

“Jack standing on the tee, about to hit his drive: "Watch this !!!" He was a fun guy. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: david white - lake mary, FL

“My deepest sympathy to Jan and the family. Eleanor Kolbus ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Eleanor Kolbus - Indianapolis, IN

“I meet Jack 16 years ago when I started working at PaineWebber/UBS. I will always remember the long conversations about his horses and his love for...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Tami R Alden - Greenfield, IN

“May the Wiley Veteran rest in piece. Appreciate all the lessons learned as a youngster. All prayers to the family. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Nathan Warfel - Indianapolis, IN

“My condolences to the Holton family for your loss. I met Jack through the Indiana State Fairgrounds where we will forever be indebted to his service...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kristen Wolfred - Noblesville, IN

“Dear Holton Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Brian and Bruce Buchanan - IN


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John P. "Jack" Holton

Passed away in the early morning hours of September 2, 2012 surrounded by his wife and two sons.

A life-long resident of Indianapolis, Jack was a graduate of the Park School and DePauw University, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the military and served in the United States Army. Upon returning from military service Jack worked in marketing for Anderson Box Company and in international business development for Rocco, a corporation based in Denmark. He was later employed by Paine Webber and Smith Barney, and retired from UBS Warburg as Account Vice President. He also had a successful career in breeding and raising horses for harness racing and raced several of his own horses.

Jack was a loving husband and father, a loyal and generous friend, and a staunch defender of the things in which he deeply believed. He was a long-time member of Meridian Hills Country Club, past-President and Director of the Indiana Standardbred Association, an official for the United States Golf Association and member of the U.S. Trotting Association.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, John Presley Holton, Sr. and Lois (Lamont) Holton and is survived by his wife Jan and two sons, John P. Holton III and Christopher Reed Holton; four grandsons (John P. "Jack" Holton IV, Charles Reed, Lucas James and Brady Christopher), and two brothers, Bill (Sherry) and Jim (Debbie).

Services will be held at Flanner and Buchanan - Carmel , with visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6th, and funeral service for family and close friends at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 7th.

In lieu of flowers, please give consideration to making a contribution to the American Heart Association .

You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story.

Sincerely,
-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan