Joseph Holman Sr.
1953 - 2017
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Joseph Earl Holman, Sr. "Smokey" was the third set of twins born to Jessie C. Sr. and Ollie Holman May 14, 1953 in Chicago, IL and he passed away Sunday October 29, 2017. He was a former resident of Milwaukee, WI. Joseph graduated from Westside High School. He was honorably discharged from the U. S. Marine Corps. Joseph was the lead singer for the band Tweed Funk. Preceded in death by his parents, Sister Theresa Lucas; brothers Jessie Jr. and twins Israel & Isaiah. He leaves to cherish his memories daughter Earlene; son Joseph Jr.; grandchildren Yu'nique, A'kasha, Armani, Joe and Kelani; five siblings twin sister Jewell McNeil, Cynthia, McGhee, Ronnie (Frankie) Holman, Gregory Holman and Tyrone Brown and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation Tuesday November 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Family Hour 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 5, 2017.
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October 30, 2019
Smokey you touched a lot of hearts while you were here.I listen to your music often and I can definitely see why you were loved by so many people... RIH my friend❤
Sandra Rankins
November 8, 2017
Rest In Peace neighbor, I will always remember the Holman brothers as being Cool and good neighbors.
Tommy Parks
November 8, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
November 6, 2017
I'm glad that I had the opportunity to meet such a great talented man.You will be truly missed❤
Sandra Rankins
November 5, 2017
R.I.P. My Hanley Street Brother You Will Be Miss❤..
Cynthia Collins
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