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Garnie Holmes

November 8, 2020

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Garnie Holmes, Sr., 69, Virginia Beach, VA peacefully received his wings on November 8, 2020. 

Born November 17, 1950 in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of Ruth Delores Holmes of Chesapeake, VA and the late Samuel T Holmes, Sr. 

Garnie was an Air Force veteran,  a retired Allstate Insurance Agent and an Insurance Consultant, post retirement, totaling 47 years. He was an avid golfer before being diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis. 

Garnie was preceded in death by his older brother, Samuel T. Holmes, Jr. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 38 years; Gwendolyn G (Gigi) Holmes, a daughter Georgiana Holmes of Orlando, FL, a son Garnie Holmes, Jr., of  Tallahassee, FL, brothers, Keith Holmes (Erica) of Portsmouth, VA, William Holmes (Mary) of Norfolk, VA, two granddaughters Camara and Kiana, a step-son, a niece and a host of nephews and cousins. 

Due to COVID-19, a celebration of life will be held at a later date, to be determined. Condolences can be sent to  PO Box 603 Virginia Beach, VA 23451.  Donations may be sent to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Memory of Garnie Holmes, Sr. nationalmssociety.org

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