AUG. 14, 1946-NOV. 18, 2009
KEEDYSVILLE - Bob A. Holmes Sr., 63, of Keedysville, Md., died suddenly on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.
Born on Aug. 14, 1946, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Cleveland G. and Lillian V. (Toms) Holmes.
Bob retired in 2008 after 10 years of service with Staples Distribution Center in Hagerstown.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Mary E. (Springer) Holmes; five children, Bob Holmes Jr., Penny Catlett, Teresa Holmes, Lisa Seebeck and Barbara Holmes; two stepsons, Gary and Jimmy Nelson; three sisters, Lillian "Doll" Whitmore, Mary Jane Beachley and Debra Beaver; four brothers, Thomas, Gary, Allan and Richard Holmes; 24 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.