Richard Charles Holmes was born on August 22, 1951, in Provost, Alberta to George & Margaret Holmes.
On November 19, 2023, Rich passed away at the Provost Health Centre at the age of 72 years.
He leaves behind his loving wife, Ruth; their children, Brandi (Dana) Arndt and their children, Anwen & Asher; Brett Holmes (Kim Jewitt) and their son, Ethan; Jill (Blaine) Sherring and their children, Fiona and Quinn; siblings, Georgia (Alfie) Symington, Ron (Karen) Holmes, and Roger (Phyllis) Holmes; brothers and sisters in law, Wayne (Darleene) Skinner, Betty Forster, Linda (Brad) Dallyn, Vern (Loraine) Skinner, and Mel (Mangpor) Skinner; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Richard was predeceased by his parents, George and Margaret; parents in law, Arvid and Evelin Skinner; infant brother, Rodney; and brother-in-law, Bob Forster.
A funeral for Rich will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Norbert’s Church in Rosenheim, Alberta with Pastor Paul McCormick officiating.