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Bobby "Bob" Holmes of the Paoli and Pauls Valley area passed away April 3, 2017 in Paoli, Oklahoma at the age of 89 years.
Bob was born February 25, 1928 in Point, Texas to William Walter and Bertha Mae (Skelton) Holmes. He was raised in the Point and Sulphur Springs, Texas area and has made this area his home for over 43 years.
He worked as a painting contractor. He greatly enjoyed the outdoors including, riding motorcycles, when he was younger, as well as deep sea fishing and trapping.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William W. and Bertha Holmes; his wives, Joyce (Crouse) Holmes and Maxine (Duke) Holmes; one son, Gary Don McCartney; as well as two brothers and one sister.
Surviving family include his children Patricia Spikes of Texas, Carmella Smith and her husband Danny, of Paoli and Sonny Holmes and his wife Cathy of Duncan; seven grandchildren: Bobby, Michael, Jason, Patrick (Scooter), Amy, Geoffrey and Rlynea; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Chapel of Remembrance officiated by Rev. Jim Dehart.
Interment will be at Paoli Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.
Published on April 4, 2017
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