Obituary for Kevin G Holmes
Kevin G. Holmes, was born on December 25, 1955 at Wilmington General Hospital, in Wilmington, Delaware to the late Norma Johnson and John Floyd Holmes. He was called home to glory on October 5, 2017 surrounded by his wife, sister-in-law, and great grand-daughter, Skylar Whitley.
Kevin received his early education in the public school system of Wilmington, DE and attended Wilmington High School. After high school he began his career doing many jobs; lawn, painting, Chef (Kevin), construction, catering at Hotel DuPont, ice cream truck, community activist, democratic committee and assisted many campaigns during election season.
Kevin met the love of his life, Shelley Thomas and they took their vows on October 21, 2010. They were a happy couple, always together.
Kevin was preceded in death by his father, John Floyd Holmes; mother, Norma Johnson; sister, Diane Jackson; brothers, Jerome Holmes, Donald Holmes and Arnold Holmes.
Kevin is survived by his loving wife, Shelley Thomas-Holmes; stepmother, Abby Gosa; mother-in-law, Ann Collins; stepsons, Andre Thomas, William Thomas and Corey Thomas; brother, Garry Holmes (Genevieve); sisters, Sandra Allen (Douglas), Patricia Holmes, Diane Jackson, Pamela Holmes; six brothers-in-law, five sisters-in-law, nine grandchildren and great-granddaughter, Skylar Whitley, she was a special part of his life. A host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, family and friends.