Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at the Chapman House Hospice in Owen Sound, on Wednesday morning, January 31st, 2018. Leonard Wayne Holmes, of Owen Sound, at the age of 76 years. Dearly loved husband of Christine Holmes (nee Chadburn). Loving father of Heidi Harrison (Kevin), of Owen Sound, Karen Hassard, of Owen Sound and Leanne Brennan, of Owen Sound, Laurie Jackson (Mark), of Listowel, Heather Arthur, of Exeter and Sandra Arthur, of Chatham, Proud grandfather of 21 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Beryl Thompson (Ernie), of Saskatchewan. Predeceased by his parents, Earl and Rita Holmes; his son, Paul Holmes; his brother, Roland McDonald.
As per Leonard’s request, there will not be any service at this time. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the First Baptist Church or the Canadian Cancer Society as an expression of sympathy and may be made through the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492). Messages of condolence can be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca