Daniel W. Holmes, 52 of North East, MD, passed away suddenly Thursday, December 6, 2018.
He was born in Havre de Grace, MD, on December 20, 1965.
Daniel served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a warehouse operator for IKEA.
He was a member of his Union Local for IKEA and enjoyed the Ravens, music and cooking. Most of all he loved his family and the time spent with them. He and his brothers were very close and enjoyed discussing Clint Eastwood movies, music, sports and life in general. His constant companion was his dog, Tank.
Survivors include his mother: Betty (Wood) Page of North East, MD; companion: Lori Harris of North East, MD; his children: Kiefer Maxwell (Gladis) of Fort Hood, TX, Allura Barton (Tristan) of Fort Carson, CO; Noah Holmes and Skylar Holmes both of North East, MD; one brother: David Holmes (Tamara) of Elkton, MD; a sister-in-law: Tina Holmes of North East, MD; his stepsisters: Pam Chicchetti (Anthony) and Michelle Decker (RB); 4 grandchildren: Lena, Kayden, Olexa and Kayson; many nieces and nephews and one great niece. He will be remembered fondly by his large close knit family and wide circle of friends.
Daniel was preceded by his father: Miley E. “Mike” Holmes; brother: Donald Holmes; his paternal grandparents: Alfred and Irma (Reynolds) Holmes and maternal grandparents: Frank and Mildred (Nickle) Wood.
Services will be held at Crouch Funeral home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD. Visitations will be Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Funeral service will follow visitation on Wednesday, beginning at 11:00 am.
Interment with military honors will follow in North East Methodist Cemetery, North East, MD.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations made payable to the North East Lions Club, in care of the funeral home.