Robert J. Holmes

Born: Thu., Apr. 22, 1926
Died: Wed., Feb. 19, 2014


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 24, 2014
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

Recitation of the Rosary

7:00 PM Mon., Feb. 24, 2014
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

American Legion Service

7:30 PM Mon., Feb. 24, 2014
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

Prayer Service

9:15 AM to 9:15 AM, Tue., Feb. 25, 2014
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 AM Tue., Feb. 25, 2014

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Robert J. Holmes passed away on February 19th 2014 after a short illness. He was born in Toledo on April 22nd 1926 to Leroy and Edith (Dearwester) Holmes. Bob proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Carlisle and was an American Legion service officer in his retirement. He was an active member of American Legion Adams Township Post 553. A lifelong Toledo resident, he retired from Ohio Bell-AT&T after 42 years of service. He loved road trips and was looking forward to “this next adventure”.
   Robert is survived by his daughters; Nancy Wilmoth, Kathy Holmes, Susan (Tom) Wierzbicki, and Jane (Rick) Roth, sons; Robert D. (Debbie), and Michael. Bob enjoyed a special relationship with each grandchild, Jeffrey (Jennie) Wilmoth, David Holmes, and Robert Roth, Erika Roth and with great-grandchildren, Emma and Abigail Wilmoth. He was the last survivor of his siblings.
   Family and friends may visit Monday from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the W.K. Sujkowski and Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy. with recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. and an Adams Township Post 553 American Legion Service at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Services will begin on Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. with a Prayer Service in the Funeral Home followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Pius X Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment to be held at a later date.
   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heroes in Action Military Outreach based out of Toledo, OH or to the Telephone Pioneers of America.

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Ruth Hall
   Posted Sun February 23, 2014
Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Bob. He had many friends at Post 553 and we will miss him very much.

David D. Georgia, Chaplain Adams Post 553
   Posted Sun February 23, 2014
Dear Michael, Robert, Nancy, Kathy, Susan and Jane and their families.
The Officers and Members of the Adams Township Post 553, American Legion join in extending Heartfelt Sympathy to you and your family at this Time of Sorrow.
Your dad and grandfather was a loved, respected and honorable member of our Post for 30 years. He always offered a kind word of encouragement and support to his fellow Legionnaires. We will miss his smiling face and personal support for all of the activities at our Post. Bob won't be forgotten. As a fellow Navy veteran he has a personal place in my heart. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God bless and keep you in His loving grace.

Lisa & Patrick McCloskey
   Posted Sun February 23, 2014
Our prayers of love and trust this time of needed comfort and support for your entire family.

Ruth Miller
   Posted Mon February 24, 2014
May you find peace and comfort in knowing and remembering the love he had for you - his Children and Grandchildren. Bob spoke of you often in our conversations.
I, too, will miss him terribly.

Ruth Miller,
Sun City, AZ

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