Weatherford Democrat


April 18, 2013

William Carl Holmes Sr.

William Carl Holmes Sr., 65, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, surrounded by family at a local hospital.

Graveside service is 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at East Greenwood Cemetery.

William Carl Holmes Sr. was born Jan. 31, 1948, in Weatherford. He was the son of the late Carl Thomas and Rena Mae Holmes. After graduating high school in 1966 he entered the Army in 1968. He was a member of the 15th Supply & Service Battalion 1 Calvary Division. After serving 12 months in Vietnam, William returned to the U.S. and was honorably discharged from the Army.

Survivors include his sons, William Carl Holmes Jr. and partner, Tarran, of Rockwall; Joseph Carl Holmes and wife, Jessica, of North Little Rock, Ark.; daughter, Lori Bowen and husband, Brian, of Saginaw; grandchildren, Jordan, Joshua, Chloe, Sophie, Hunter, Hayden and Jillian; brother, Tommy Holmes and wife, Cheryl, of Weatherford; sisters, Suzanne Holmes, of River Oaks; Brenda Pearson and husband, Terry, of Weatherford; Debbie Reeder, of River Oaks.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

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