William H. "Bill" Holmes

Holmes, William H. ("Bill")
Passed away peacefully, at age 61, on March 12, 2014. Bill was a beloved son, brother, father and grandfather. He was a man of strong beliefs, possessed superior leadership abilities, as well as a unique sense of humor. His absence will leave a hole in the hearts of everyone who knew him. He is survived by his mother Nancy Hyde Stalnaker, brothers James R. Holmes and Jeffrey D. Holmes, all of Scottsdale, sons Justin (wife Farah) and Ryan of Los Angeles and Christopher of Scottsdale. He is also survived by his grandson, Noah, who knew him as "Pop Bill". The oldest of three sons, Bill was born in Durant, Oklahoma, on April 5, 1952. He moved to Scottsdale with his mother and brothers in 1962. After 25 years of living in Los Angeles, Bill moved back to Scottsdale in 1998. A memorial service will be held at Messinger Indian School Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Road, at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 15, 2014. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the .

Funeral Home

Messinger Mortuaries
7601 E. Indian School Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 14, 2014