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Robert Ray Holmes “Bob”, 81, passed on June 26th 2014 in Kansas City, MO. He was in born Hot Springs, AR. The youngest of nine children of John Martin Holmes and Minnie Guess Holmes. Widowed, preceded by Virginia Albers Holmes and Alma Holmes. He owned Razorback Service Co. from 1974-2003. He was a co-founder of P3 and was instrumental in establishing Welcome House. He was a member of Group 1 for 50 years. He was member of the Freemasons, A.A.O.N.M.S. and The Knights Templar of the Westport Commandery. Also a lifetime member of V.F.W. He served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force in the Korean War and in Germany. Survived by three children, Mark R. Holmes, Gayle Holmes, Sherry Lakey. Preceded by two children, Richard Holmes and Cynthia Masters. He had 17 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren . A memorial service will be held Friday, July 18, 2014 at 6 PM, with a visitation beginning at 4 PM at Heartland, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd. Raytown MO 64133. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Operation Breakthrough, 3039 Troost Ave., Kansas City, Missouri 64109 http://www.operationbreakthrough.org/
Jon Lakey says
Bob Holmes was my grandfather. I never knew him that well. But he was always kind to me. He’d give me silver dollars when I was a kid. If anyone has heard from his daughter Sherry Lakey, please call me. I’m her son and I’ve been trying to get a hold of her. (720) 459-1160