Roger Lewis Holmes, age 83 of Grand Haven, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at home. He was born on April 14, 1939 in Plainwell, MI to the late Ralph and Margaret (Bush) Holmes. Roger married Susann Kay Wilson on October 21, 1960 in Wayland, MI.
Roger worked in the trucking industry and was part of the Teamsters Local Union #406. He was a past member of the Elks Club, and member of “The Old School.” Roger was a Trump supporter who loved gambling, golfing, traveling, and putzing around his house. He was a handy-man who enjoyed fixing and tinkering with things.
Roger is lovingly remembered and missed by his wife of 61 years, Susann; his daughter, Terri (Jeff) Hoffman; three sons, Todd (Brenda), Tal (Heidi) and Troy (Sara) Holmes; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Connie Lynn (Chuck) BraaunBern; brother, Ron Holmes; step-sister, Sandy (Jim) Fletcher; step-brothers, Ralph Holmes, Jr. and Jerry (Pat) Holmes; and sister-in-law, Sally (Tom) Foote.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Schmidt on May 13, 2009; and step-sister, Lori Holmes.
A Celebration of Roger’s Life will take place at a later date to be announced.
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