Robert J Holmes Jr.
Robert J Holmes Jr.

Visitation: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles

Service: Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles

Burial Location: Union Cemetery, St. Charles


Robert J Holmes Jr., 60, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Feb.5th, 2013 from a short and aggressive battle with cancer.

Robert was born November 11th, 1952 in Aurora, IL to mother Frances and Father Robert. He has spent his entire career as an engineer, and for the past 15 years at Fox Meter in Lisle, IL. Robert was also actively involved in the boy scouts for 15 years, proudly achieving the Wood Badge award for adults.

He is survived by his children; daughters Michelle (Chris) Griffith, Grace Holmes; sons Robert J. Holmes III and Michael Holmes; his mother Frances; sisters Linda McMicken, Diane Shaw, Patty Carlson and brother, John Holmes.

He was preceded in death by his father and niece, Heather.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Friday February 8th, 2013 at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E Main Street, (corner of Rt. 25 & Rt.64) St. Charles, IL 60174. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, St. Charles, IL. Visitation will be from 4-8:00 PM Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles.

Flowers are welcome but donations may be made to the Three Fires Boy Scout Council in St. Charles in honor of Bob’s love for the Boy Scouts. Donations may be mailed to the Three Fires Office at 415 N. 2nd Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Please make sure to include on the memo line, “In memory of Bob Holmes”.


Robert Rusher from Indianapolis IN

"I just learned of Bob's passing. I am sorry to learn of this as he was a goos friend. It seems like to many of us are leaving to soon. Sleep well my friend. "

Nikki Levato from Chandler AZ

"It is a sad day when you say goodbye to someone special. I send my love, prayers and hugs to the family. Bob will be missed. I am so thankful that I have many good and fun memories of him. "

Greg and Julitta Gilbert from Newark IL

"We are shocked and saddened by this news. Bob and I were best friends through Jr. High, High School and beyond. Bob was incredibly responsible, intelligent and caring. I knew that I could trust him with anything and I respected him more than words can say.

It is incredibly sad that he's gone. Bob, I appreciated your friendship and will never forget you.
Rest in peace old friend.

Daniel, Cecy and the Family from Fountain Hills AZ

"Bob we had some good times when you, Lee, and the kids would come to visit all of us in Arizona. Thankyou for all the good memories all of us shared together with the kids. You will be truly missed. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family."


"My sympathy to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss."

Richard & Joy Campagna from DeKalb IL

"Bob always wore a smile. He will be missed. Our prayers are with his family."

Lori Paris Donlea from Crystal Lake IL

"Bob will aways bring good rememberances of the early days. My condolences to all of his family."

Oswego High School Class of 1970 from Oswego IL

"The OHS Class of 1970 sends its deepest sympathy to Bob's family. We are so sorry for your loss and the loss of our classmate."

Claire Levato from Addison IL

"Bob will be greatly missed. He was a wonderful brother-in-law and Uncle. Always caring, patient and kind words for everyone. Very loving to his family and friends. Again, he will be missed and life will not be the same with out him. Love you Bob. "

Stan & Rita Stumbo from Topmost KY

"Praying for you and your family... so sorry for your loss!!!"

Danielle from Prybylek NJ

"To the Holmes family,

I remember meeting Mr. Holmes at the dorm Freshman year when he helped move Michelle and he was so kind to help me move my stuff around that little room! After that, all the memories of coming to St. Charles and being welcomed into his home, ASU graduation party and the grand wedding in Mexico! He was a great man and will be missed!


Patty Levato from Gilbert AZ

"Bob will always be in our hearts. Bob was loved by many and will be missed by us all. "

Richard & Maureen Marchese from Downers Grove IL

"What a wonderful man. May he rest in peace knowing how much he selflessly contributed to work, Scouting, and his family. We miss him very much."

Bruce and Cathey Quantock from Bolingbrook IL

"Our condolences to all the family for your loss."

Cindy Levato from phoenix AZ

"My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry I can't be there."

Joe Gongaware from St Charles IL

"Words can’t describe the gratitude I owe to Bob. He was a fantastic role model for both my sons and countless other boys in our community. His tireless dedication to scouting, mentoring Tiger Cubs to Eagle Scouts, Bob helped shape so many boys into the young men they are today. God bless you Bob."

Cindy Levato from phoenix AZ

"My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry I can't be there."

Sharon Gongaware from St. Charles IL

"I feel so blessed to have known Bob. I admire him for how he shared his precious time so happily with our youth through scouting and our community through service.

David & Susan Lustro from WEST CHICAGO IL

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time."

Stan & Rita Stumbo from Topmost KY

"Praying for you and your family... so sorry for you loss!!!"





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