12/14/16   Holmes Obit


Funeral services for 75 year old John Allen “Jack” Holmes of Pine Bluff will be held this afternoon at 1 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son in Pine Bluff with Pastor John Bean officiating. Burial at Davis Cemetery at Grapevine.

Holmes served in the U.S. Army with the 101st Airborne Division for over 20 years, including 5 tours in Vietnam and serving in Italy. He retired in the 1980s.

He and his wife moved to Pine Bluff where he worked for the Pine Bluff Arsenal for many years disposing of chemical weapons. He also served in Desert Storm in the early 1990s handing our gas masks to soldiers. Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors of Pine Bluff in charge of arrangements.