Clifford A. Holmes, 84, of Warren, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at 8:47 p.m. in the intensive care unit of Mercy Health 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 his received the Good Conduct Medal and was awarded an honorable discharge on January 28, 1960 at Ft. Dix, NJ.
He was a member of the VFW and ITAM.
Cliff retired after work for 30 years with LTV Republic Steel in Warren as a scarfer in 1986.
Fond memories of Cliff will live on with his wife the former Lucille (Wright) Miller whom he married on January 8, 1994; a daughter Nina Holmes of Canal Winchester, OH; 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 3rd St. SW, Warren, OH 44483.
Calling hours will take place on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home.
A going home service celebrating Cliff’s life will take place at 12:00 noon Friday in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Pineview Memorial Park in Warren.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.
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