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Obituary for Lloyd Holmes, Jr.

Lloyd Holmes, Jr., 89 of Bridgeport entered eternal rest Friday, October 6, 2017 at Bridgeport Hospital. Lloyd was born October 7, 1927 in Bridgeport and was a life-long resident. He was a graduate of Central High School in 1945. Following high school, he enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during WW II and was honorably discharged.
Lloyd was employed by several companies including Barnes Engineering and Sikorsky Aircraft. During this period, Lloyd earned a Technical Engineering Certificate from Bridgeport Engineering. In his spare time, he also acquired a real estate license and worked as an agent several years.
During Lloyd’s retirement years, he enjoyed golfing, spending many hours at Newfield Park hitting balls and at playing regularly at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course. He loved playing his piano and watching current events on CNN. Over the last number of years, he has been infatuated with his IPhone, spending countless hours on IPhone Apps and increasing his music playlist of various genres.
He was predeceased by his parents, Lloyd Holmes, Sr., Bertha Dabney Holmes, and a brother Russell Holmes.
Lloyd will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by a son Arnold Holmes of Derby; a sister-in-law Norma Holmes of Stratford; a niece, Victoria Holmes-Sells of Stratford; a nephew, Russell Holmes, Jr., of San Diego, CA; a granddaughter, Tapau Holmes of Los Angeles, CA; several great grandchildren, a great grandnephew, a very special friend, Evelyn Tolson and a host of other relatives and friends.


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Visitation

Thursday

12

Oct

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Morton's Mortuary

25 Margaret E. Morton Lane
Bridgeport, CT 06607

Service

Thursday

12

Oct

11:00 AM
Morton's Mortuary

25 Margaret E. Morton Lane
Bridgeport, CT 06607

Cemetery Details

Location

Lakeview Cemetery

885 Boston Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06610

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