William G. Holmes

William G. Holmes
William G. Holmes of Gobles, MI passed away Friday, October 3, 2008 in Plainwell. Mr. Holmes was born February 8, 1924 in Otsego, the son of Clifton and Laura (Root) Holmes. Bill served in the U.S. Army during WW II He worked for Consumers Energy for 27 years retiring in 1979. Bill enjoyed fishing and helping anyone who could use it. On October 22, 1949, in Otsego, he married Betty Deaton, who survives. Also surviving are 2 children, James (Iva) Holmes of Otsego and Linda Holmes of Plainwell, 4 grandchildren, Alesia, Tara, Timothy and William; 9 great grandchildren; his siblings, Laura Lewis of Gun Lake, Jack Holmes of Otsego, Tom Holmes of Texas and Ruth Holmes of Fennville. Friends may meet with his family from 2-4 P.M .Monday at the Winkel Funeral Home, where services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Graveside Military honors by Otsego V.F.W. Post 3030. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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