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Carl Joseph Holmes
  • Ste. Marie du Lac Cemetery Fund
    Ironton, MO 63650

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“Dear Anna Marie, thru Becky Casey Richards, I found out that your son went to be with the Lord last month. It really has touched me. My daughter...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Poupee Nisos (Gonzalez) Ursuline Arcadia 56 - MD

“Thoughts and prayers for the family. I feel like I have known Carl all my life. He could make you smile by just smiling at you. Such a great guy gone...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Sherry Bennett - Pilot Knob, MO

“Carl was such a nice sweet gentleman. He had the cutest smile and always was kind to everyone. I loved hanging out with him in high school. A...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Dibb Ries - Lesterville, MO

“I knew Carl for fifty years, we were kindergarten classmates. Carl was a good and loyal friend, he was a people person and brightened someone's day...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Mike Duncan - Lesterville, MO

“Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. RIZp Carl ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Ronald and Barbara Kennon - MO

“I am sooo sorry to hear of Carl's passing. God rest his sweet soul. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Pattie Ferguson - Festus, MO

“Paul and Family I am so sorry for our loss. There are no words strong enough to tell you how sad I am. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Laura Wilkerson - Ironton, MO

“Although we were not blood related me and Carl grew up as brothers. Momma Holmes was every bit as much as a mother to me as my own mother. I honestly...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: David Thompson - Madera, CA

“Sincere condolences ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Yvette Ivester - Ironton, MO

“To The Holmes Family, I am so sorry to hear of Carl's passing. You all are in my thought and prayers. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Sue Helen (Haven) Lambert McHaffey - MO

“The Holmes Family,I am so sorry to hear of Carl's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I will always have great memories of Carl and...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Komar - Farmimgton, MO

“So sorry about your loss. Prayers for your family. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Rita Henroid - Ironton, MO

“May God wrap his arms around all family and friends. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Gibson - High Ridge, MO

“I went to school with Carl. We graduated in 79. He was so handsome. He was quiet and shy but very kind. He was my first high school crush. We went to...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Kimberly Myracle Sebastian - MO

“Prayers to the family go rest high on the mountain my friend and watch over all you hold near and dear ! ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Sherry Risher - Pilot Knob, MO


Carl Joseph Holmes, formerly of Ironton, Missouri passed away March 19, 2018 in Farmington, Missouri at the age of 57 years. He was born March 6, 1961 in Ironton, Missouri the son of Dr. Richard and Anna (Nichols) Holmes of Ironton, Missouri.

Carl is survived by two children; Anthony "Tony" Mikel of High Ridge, Missouri and Emma Holmes of St. Louis, Missouri, three sisters; Catherine Holmes of Farmington, Missouri, Willa Frattini and husband, John of St. Louis, Missouri, Amy Reynolds of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, three brothers; Paul Holmes of Overland Park, Kansas, Richard "Richie" Holmes of Columbia, Missouri, and John Holmes of Berlin, Germany. Also surviving are several aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Carl was a 1979 graduate of Arcadia Valley High School. He participated in high school sports earning All-District honors in basketball. Carl was a member of Ste. Marie du Lac Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Arcadia Valley Eagles where he served as Secretary for many years and the Arcadia Valley Elks Lodge. Carl loved to ride Harley motorcycles.