Mon, Jun 10th, 2019

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Larry A. Holmes, 64, of Tuscarawas, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Dover, he was the son of the late Arnold and Alice James Holmes and was a 1973 graduate of Indian Valley North High School and also a graduate of Stark Tech in Canton. He had retired from Superior Beverage, where he had worked as a Salesman.

Known as “Uncle Larry” to many, he was an active member of the Indian Valley Booster Club for over forty-five years and was currently serving as President of the Indian Valley Board of Education. Larry was a member of the Uhrichsville Christian Fellowship in Uhrichsville and the Tuscarawas V.F.W.

Surviving are his wife, Sandy L. Kirkpatrick Holmes, whom he married April 30, 1978; a daughter, Megan (Dirk) Kreinbihl of Gnadenhutten, two sons, Gregory and Todd Holmes both of Tuscarawas; two sisters, Becky Kostelnik of Columbus and Mallory (Kenny) Hutchison of New Philadelphia; a brother, Garry (Holly) Holmes of New Philadelphia; seven grandchildren, Bryxton and Brielle Kreinbihl, Carter and Casey Holmes, Carsen Graham and Macy and Caden Stevens; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jay and Sue Albright of Gnadenhutten; two brothers-in-law, Scot (Bobbie) Kirkpatrick and Brad Kirkpatrick; three sisters-in-law, Kelly (Ed) Rabes, Sally (Randy) Wineman and Carla Albright and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, a brother, Robert Holmes Sr. and a nephew, Brian Hutchison are also deceased.