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Eric W. Holmes
(12-30-1945 - 12-02-2009)


Eric W. Holmes, 63, of Carbondale passed away at 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday,
December 2, 2009 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Rick was born on Sunday, December 30, 1945 to Robert Wallace and Dorothy Ann (Juby) Holmes in Elgin. He married Pamela Jo Stafford on August 21, 1971 in Elgin.
He Graduated from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale with a Bachelors Degree in Education.
Survivors include his wife Pamela, one brother Steven (Susan) Holmes of Frisco, TX; one sister-in-law Priscilla (William) Oswald of Richland Center, WI; four nephews, one great niece, two great nephews, two aunts, and several cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be on Friday December 11, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. at the Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin IL 60120, 847-742-2100. Burial will follow at Bluff City Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of services. Memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation or the Larkin Children’s Home.

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