Clifford A. Holmes 1935-2019
WARREN — Clifford A. Holmes, 84, of Warren, passed away at 8:47 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in the intensive care unit of St. Joseph Warren Hospital.
Cliff was born March 17, 1935, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of the late Harold and Myrtle Johnson Holmes Sr.
A veteran of the United States Army, Cliff served his country abroad. For his service to his country, he received the Good Conduct Medal and was awarded an honorable discharge on Jan. 28, 1960, at Fort Dix, N.J.
He was a member of the VFW and ITAM.
Cliff retired in 1986, after work for 30 years as a scarfer with LTV Republic Steel in Warren.
Fond memories of Cliff will live on with his wife, the former Lucille Wright Miller, whom he married on Jan. 8, 1994; a daughter, Nina Holmes of Canal Winchester; a son, Clifford “Kip” A. Holmes Jr. (Sherida) of Lithonia, Ga.; two sisters, Martha Price of California and Elaine Bryant of Cleveland; a brother-in-law, Roger Wright of Warren; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Cliff was preceded in death by a stepson, James Hunter; a grandson, Daniel Holmes; and two brothers, Harold “Corky” Holmes Jr. and James Holmes.
Family will receive friends at the family residence, 891 Third St. SW, Warren, Ohio 44483.
Calling hours will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren.
A going home service celebrating Cliff’s life will take place at noon Friday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Pineview Memorial Park, Warren.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483, 330-394-6200.
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