HOLMES, C. Ralph
July 4, 2013 5:36 AM
87, of Rapid City and formerly of Santa Barbara, Calif., passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at a local nursing home.
Ralph served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Holmes of Greeley, CO; one son, Rod (Dixie) Holmes of Summerset, SD; his former wife, Marilyn Holmes of Rapid City; and three grand- children, Angie (Gene) Elder of Loveland, Colo., Becky (Mike) Rybak of Kimball, and Taylor Gabel of Rapid City.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Evelyn.
A memorial service will be held at 9 am on Saturday, July 6th at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City with the Rev. Eric Grinager officiating. Inurnment will follow at a later date at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.