American Veteran 02

Kenneth Holmes

July 31, 1949 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 69)


HOLMES ~Kenneth Holmes was born in Jacksonville, Florida, July 31, 1949 to the late Harry & Anna Holmes.  He attended the local schools of Duval County, graduating from Matthew W. Gilbert Senior High School, class of 1969. 

Kenneth served his country with honor in the U S Navy and received an honorable discharge in 1972.  He was one of Jehovah’s witnesses with membership at Kingdom Hall Lake Forest branch for eighteen years.

Kenneth enjoyed working and was a dedicated employee with employment at U S Gypsum and the University of North Florida.  He also enjoyed spending time with family.  Kenneth leaves to cherish his memory, sons, Tyrell Taylor & Kenneth Holmes, Jr.; granddaughter; sisters, Junell Branch, Glenda Whitty, Harriett (Tarone) Williams, Andrea Holmes, Cheryl Striblin-Holmes, Terri (Robert) Laidler; aunts, Willie Mae Arnold & Queenester Holmes; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends. 

Celebration of Life Service for Kenneth Holmes will be 10:30 AM Friday, August 2, 2019, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 3003 Soutel drive.  Family will receive friends Thursday at the Soutel Chapel from 5 - 7 PM.  Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.  Because of the love of his family, arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Dr, 904.924.9400. 

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 Service Program


August 1, 2019

5:00 AM to 7:00 PM
The Soutel Chapel
5065 Soutel Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32208-1863

Funeral Service
August 2, 2019

10:30 AM
Jehovah’s Witnesses - Riverview
3003 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208

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