Elmer Henry Holmes

Born: Sun., Jan. 7, 1945
Died: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 06, 2018
Location: Roy W. Barber Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Aug. 07, 2018
Location: Roy W. Barber Funeral Home

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Elmer Henry Holmes, age 73, of Gaithersburg, MD, passed away on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 at Washington Hospital Center, DC.

Elmer was born in Tazewell, Virginia on January 7th, 1945. He retired as a crew supervisor for the City of Rockville with 35 years of service. Elmer was a hard-working man who loved spending time with his family, fishing, going to the turkey shoots and horse races. He was adored by his wife, daughters and grandchildren.

Elmer is preceded in death by his parents, Hobert and Florence Holmes; sisters, Helen Howard, Mabel Littrell, Jewel Outen and Sue Simmons. 

Elmer is survived by his wife of 50 years, Erma Holmes; daughters, Brenda Holmes, Sherry Butt and Linda Holmes; sisters, Patsy Fitzwater (Armer) and Carol Simmons; brothers, Harold Holmes (Debbie); brother in-laws, Ed Vaughn and Dee Bloomer (Susie); grandchildren, Kelly, Tyler and Lily; Aunt, Eva Harper, as well as many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Visitation will be on Monday, August 6th, 2018 from 6PM-8PM at the Barber Funeral Home, 21525 Laytonsville Road, Laytonsville, MD 20882.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 11AM at the Barber Funeral Home in Laytonsville with Pastor Leon Dodson of Mount Hope Christian Church, officiating. Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery in Germantown. 

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Carol Baker (Daughter of the late Jay & Retha Terry)
   Posted Sun August 05, 2018
My deepest sympathy to all of Elmer's family. May God bless & comfort you.

Judy kelley
   Posted Mon August 06, 2018
We are so sorry for the loss of your dear husband and father to the girls. I know you will miss him dearly. Our prayers are with you.

Judy and Earl Kelley

Lesa Johnson Long
   Posted Mon August 06, 2018
Please know that you are all in our prayers. Elmer was always so good to Mommy and Daddy, and so kind to us kids. We all loved him. God bless y'all, and may He grant you Peace and Comfort now and in the days ahead.
(Ira and Ruth's daughter)

Tammy Johnson White ( Daughter of Willard (Uncle Bill ) Johnson )
   Posted Mon August 06, 2018
So sorry for the loss of your husband and father. My Daddy always thought the world of Elmer. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We love you all

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