George Leroy Holmes, 62, of Ingleside, formerly of Niles, Michigan, unexpectedly passed away Monday, July 27, 2020, at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital. He was born October 16, 1957, to the late George M. and JoAnn (nee Hayes) Holmes, in Niles, Michigan. He married Zena Bohatch on September 18, 1993.
George honorably served in the United States Navy from 1977-1981. He currently worked in maintenance for the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Zena Holmes; children, Mike Davis and Bobbie Davis; grandchildren, Carlin and Auriel; siblings, Cenza (Ron) Ferguson, Vernon Holmes, Roger (Barb) Holmes, Amanda Holmes, and Jordan Holmes; and many extended family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his sister, Vanessa Fry.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 1, from 4-8 p.m.—with a funeral service and military honors at 7 p.m.—at Hamsher Lakeside Funerals and Cremations, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd., Fox Lake. Please note face coverings are required to be worn and physical distancing must be practiced while inside the funeral home.
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