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Jack P. Holmes

A funeral service for Jack P. Holmes, 82, of Harbor Hills, was held January 17, 2017, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Tim Mason officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Jack passed away January 13, 2017, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born January 10, 1935, in Newark, to the late Archie and Evelyn (Clary) Holmes. He was raised by his grandmother, Lora Holmes.

Following his graduation from Newark High School in 1953, Jack served in the U.S. Navy from 1953-1957. Realtors, he and his wife were very active in the greater Buckeye Lake community including the Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association and Buckeye Lake Yacht Club.

Jack is survived by his highschool sweetheart and wife of 55 years, Janet (Kerns) Holmes; sisters-in-law, Patty Holmes and Patsy (Tim) Mason; and nephews, Rick (Cathy) Holmes and Randy Holmes.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Troy Holmes; brother, “Bud” Holmes; and nephews, Jack and Joe Holmes.

Memorial contributions may be made to Buckeye Lake Museum or Licking Township Fire Company.

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