William Carl Holmes Sr., 65, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, surrounded by family at a local hospital. Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in East Greenwood Cemetery. William Carl Holmes Sr. was born Jan. 31, 1948, in Weatherford. He was the son of the late Carl Thomas and Rena Mae Holmes. After graduating from high school in 1966, he entered the Army
in 1968. He was a member of the 15th Supply & Service Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. After serving 12 months in Vietnam, William returned to the U.S. and was honorably discharged from the Army. Survivors: Sons, William Carl Holmes Jr. and partner, Tarran, of Rockwall, Joseph Carl Holmes and wife, Jessica, of North Little Rock, Ark.; daughter, Lori Bowen and husband, Brian, of Saginaw; grandchildren, Jordan, Joshua, Chloe, Sophie, Hunter, Hayden and Jillian; brother, Tommy Holmes and wife, Cheryl, of Weatherford; sisters, Suzanne Holmes of River Oaks, Brenda Pearson and husband, Terry, of Weatherford and Debbie Reeder of River Oaks.