Frederick Madison Holmes, Jr., 77, of Leicester, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the CarePartners Solace Center.
A native of Manassas, VA, Mr. Holmes was a son of the late Frederick Madison Holmes and Marcella Banks Holmes. He was also preceded in death by his son, Stephen Michael Holmes.
Mr. Holmes was a Master Chief Submariner for the U.S. Navy, retiring after 30 years of service. He later worked for the Biltmore Estate, Eliada, Handiskills, and Goodwill.
Surviving are his wife, Gail Atchison Holmes; sons, Robert Dale Holmes, Daniel Frederick Holmes (Misty), and Justin Marshall Holmes (Rebecca); grandchildren, Kyle, Kendra, Mason, and Annie-Jane; sisters, Delores Brown (Kenneth) and Barbara Jean Lepre; brother, Tommy Holmes (Mario); and much loved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Holmes will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018, in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home with Chaplain David Ingram and family officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
Interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, followed by a celebration of life in Manassas, VA.