HOLMES, John C., was born 10 October 1924 at St Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, and died there on 27 September.
John was active in the Comox community serving 20 years as Captain with the Comox Volunteer Fire Department and as an Alderman for the Town of Comox for two terms.
John owned and operated JC Holmes Ltd Crane Rentals. He was also a partner of BWH (Bowen, Williams, and Holmes) in property development.
Following retirement in the mid 1980s he and his wife became snow birds vacationing in the Palm Springs area for 20+ years where he also was an active volunteer.
He is survived by his wife Jackie, daughter Glenda and son in-law Dave Mosher of Royston, his sister Pat Williams of Vernon and his extended family David and Kerry Forman of Qualicum Beach, granddaughter Taryn Forman of Qualicum, and grandson Brett Forman of Fort McMurray.
Cremation entrusted to Piercy’s-Mount Washington Funeral home. There will be no service at John’s request. His ashes will be scattered as he wished.