Robert M. Holmes, 82, of Wooster passed away on Friday, April 7, 2023 at Wooster Community Hospital.
He was born October 16, 1940 in Wooster the son of Miles M. and Evelyn Weimer Holmes. On August 16, 1963 he married Carolyn S. Jacobs. She survives.
Robert was a 1958 Northwestern High School graduate. After graduation he went on to Ashland University to earn his Bachelors of Education degree. He then went on to earn his Masters of Education at Kent State University. Robert then came back home to the Northwestern School District to serve as a teacher for 30 years until his retirement. He then stayed at Northwestern an additional 3 years to coach various sports and hold the position of Athletic Director. Robert was a former member of the New Pittsburg Lions Club and the Northwestern Ruritan Club.
Surviving in addition to his wife is his son Michael (Janene) Holmes of Orrville.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother Charles Holmes.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 12:00PM at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, with Pastor Jon Heavlin officiating. Burial will follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
Friends will be received 1-hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com