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John Wesley Holmes

December 29, 1927 October 2, 2018
John Wesley Holmes
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Obituary for John Wesley Holmes

John Wesley Holmes, 90, of Harrisonburg Va, formerly of Martinsville Va, passed away Tuesday Oct. 2nd, 2018. He was born Dec. 29th, 1927 in Detroit MI, to the late John William Holmes and Blanche Nola Hendricks Holmes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first love and wife, Rosalie Miller Holmes and his second love and wife Evelyn Stone Holmes; as well as a grandson, Michael Roknich.

John was a member of First Baptist Church of Martinsville and served with the Army in WWII. More than that John was a sweet gentle soul who spent his life taking care of the ones he loved. He was the best father and husband the world could offer.

He is survived by his daughters, Valerie Sue Holmes of Harrisonburg Va and Cynthia Bryant of Harrisonburg Va; son, Rob Holmes and wife Reagan, of Harrisonburg Va; and grandchildren, Greyson Holmes, Zach Holmes, and John Robert Holmes.

A funeral service will be held at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Roselawn Abbey with Rev. John Fulcher officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel. Entombment will be at Roselawn Abbey.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Holmes family.


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Visitation

Saturday

6

Oct

10:00 AM 10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 10/6/2018 11:30:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States

Funeral

Saturday

6

Oct

11:45 AM 10/6/2018 11:45:00 AM
Roselawn Abbey

103 Clearview Dr.
Martinsville, VA 24112

Roselawn Abbey
103 Clearview Dr. Martinsville 24112 VA
United States

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Roselawn Abbey Final Resting Place

103 Clearview Dr.
Martinsville, VA 24112

103 Clearview Dr. Martinsville 24112 VA
United States
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