Jimmy D. Holmes

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jimmy D. Holmes, 68 of Missouri, passed away Sunday June 26, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital, with his beloved wife by his side. Jim was born in Leachville on June 10, 1948, to the late Roland D. & Lois E. (Martin) Holmes.

He was the loving husband of Marilyn K. (Vorhies) Holmes for 48 years, beloved father of Melissa Northcutt, dear grandfather (Paw Paw) to Madyson Northcutt and Julie Northcutt, dear great-grandfather (GG Paw) to Conner Mullins, dear brother to Donna (Bob) Cockrum, and Jerry (Peggy) Holmes, and loving uncle and friend to many.

Jim enjoyed fishing and golfing with his family and friends, he loved helping others, and gave freely of his carpentry and building skills to those in need. He had a love for animals and volunteered his time to PALS animal shelter.

He worked for Maryland Heights Fire Department in the early '70s and at St. Lukes Hospital for over a decade in the maintenance department. After retirement he enjoyed working part time as a school bus driver for the Wentzville School District.

Memorial service was held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at St. Charles River Church, 810 Westwood Industrial Ct., St. Charles, Mo. 63304.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: PALS animal shelter in Troy, Mo.