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.