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M. Ed Holmes

M. Ed Holmes, 78, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Holmes had worked as a computer programmer for over 30 years at Weatherhead and Memcor and then he worked in production for Square D for several years before retiring in 2005. He was a 1961 graduate of Huntington High School and later graduated from Porter Business College. He was a member of the Markle Church of Christ where he served as a greeter. He was active with the Huntington North Show Choir for 23 years and was the head cookie baker for many years. He was a member of the former Lafontaine Golf Course.

He was born on Oct. 10, 1943, to Lawrence and Crystal Harris Holmes. He married Carol J. Henly on Sept. 30, 1972, in Huntington. She survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Philip (Susan) Holmes, of Longmeadow, MA; a brother LaMar (Janet) Holmes, of Galveston, TX; and two grandsons, Hunter Holmes and Caellen Holmes.  

Calling will take place on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, Huntington, with a funeral service to immediately follow. Gerald O. Moreland will officiate. Attendees are ask to follow CDC and state COVID-19 guidelines.

Entombment will take place at a later date at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorials may be made to the Markle Church of Christ Youth Program, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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