Charles L. Holmes Sr.

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Charles L. Holmes Sr.

1933 – 2018

East Machias and Jacksonville, AR – Charles L. Holmes, Sr. went home to be with our Lord on September 22, 2018. He served in the Air Force and after 20 years of service he spent his retirement fishing and preaching wherever he was needed.

He was predeceased by his parents, two brothers and a great-great grandson, Cohen.

He leaves behind his loving family, wife Dortha M. Holmes, daughter Reba Holmes Verburgt and husband Mark, a son Charles L. Holmes, Jr. a special nephew/son John Holmes, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. And a comforting grandson, Benjamin Verburgt.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at the Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 220 Court Street in Machias with John Sprague officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Trafton Cemetery, Machiasport afterward with full military honors.


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