Gary Neal Holmes

Gary Neal Holmes age 80, of Granite City, IL, born January 10, 1938 in Kane, IL, passed away on Saturday February 10, 2018 at University Nursing & Rehab in Edwardsville, IL.

Gary was a retired electrician for IBEW Local #649 in Collinsville, IL. He was a Marine Reserve, he enjoyed fishing in Florida, and loved his family especially his grandchildren.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents Wilbur and Nellie Pauline nee Martin Holmes, a brother Thomas, and a sister Nancy.

He is survived by two daughters; Stacey Moore of Granite City, IL and Clarissa Henry of Missouri, a son Kelly Holmes of Granite City, IL, six grandchildren; Cassidy, Hannah, Abigail, Olivia, Grace, and Timothy, 2 great grandchildren; Hayden and Marco, and a brother Gordon Holmes of Florida.

Memorial visitation will be Tuesday February 13, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at Barry Wilson Funeral Home in Maryville, IL.

Memorial service will be at 7pm following the visitation on Tuesday with Rev. Michael Walther officiating. Private burial will be held in Kane Cemetery in Kane, IL.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Research and will be received at the funeral home.

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