Richard K. Holmes
Richard K. Holmes 84, of Frankfort, died at 6:10 p.m. Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Wesley Manor. Born September 23, 1932 in Frankfort, Ind., to the late Kenneth Harry & Helen Ruth (Green) Holmes He married Marjorie Ellen Yarnell on June 18, 1955 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on August 19, 1989. He then married Doris Irene (Johnson) Hines on November 2, 1991 at the First Christian Church and she survives. He was a 1951 graduate of Frankfort High School and attended Purdue University. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1953-1961. Richard worked for Norfolk-Southern Railroad as a civil engineer for 36 years, retiring on September 1, 1987. He was a member of the First Christian Church, where he served as past Deacon & Elder and was in the DIACS'S Sunday school class. He was also a member of the Clinton Masonic Lodge #54, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis and the American Legion Post #12. Family: wife, Doris Holmes of Frankfort; 2 daughters, Connie Sue (Brett) Sharman of La Center, Washington and Karen Mae Holmes of Muncie, Indiana; son, Steven Richard Holmes of Elyria, Ohio; 2 step-sons, Gregory Kyle (Lori) Hines of Brownsburg, Indiana and Douglas Richard (Lisa) Hines of Frankfort, Indiana; sister, Ann Louise Elliott of Atlanta, Georgia; 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Richard Holmes. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 16th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church. You are invited to read Richard's obituary online at goodwinfuneralhome.com , where you may share a personal message or order flowers for the family.
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