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James Holmes

1923 - 2016 Notice Condolences
James Holmes Notice

James (Jim) Ellsworth Holmes, 93, of Randallstown, MD passed away on November 4, 2016. He was born Linesville, PA on August 3, 1923. He was the beloved son of Walter Holmes and Maud Kronk. He graduated from Linesville High School and attended Alleghany College and then entered the Military. He served WWII Pacific Theatre with the Army as a Radar Technician. When he returned from service, he finished his BA at Alleghany College. From there he went on to the University of Michigan and received his MB. Jim married Ruth Doerr on September 15, 1952 in San Francisco, CA. They had one son Craig, who preceded him in death on July 22, 2015. Jim was a wood-mill work estimator and worked on plans in the United States and in the Far East. He loved spending time on the water and boating. His one hobby was square dancing. His last years were spent kayaking. Surviving members include his wife Ruth, one sister and several nieces and nephews. The Memorial service will take place at Vaughn Greene Funeral Services in Randallstown, MD on November 30, 2016 at 7pm. Private burial will be at Garrison Forest Military Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gilchrist Hospice Care.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Nov. 16, 2016
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