Obituary: Gary Winston Holmes |

Obituary: Gary Winston Holmes

Gary Winston Holmes was born October 5, 1953 to Winston and Yvonne Kelly in Denver. He passed away suddenly at his home in rural Franklin, Neb., May 6, 2016. He was raised by Norman and Mary Holmes and graduated from Adams City High School in Denver 1971. Gary and Terry Silcott were united in marriage in 1971. To this union were born two sons, Norman (P.J.) and Newly (Jay) Holmes. His curiosity and talent lead him to many occupations, heavy equipment operator, mechanic, business owner, security guard. He enjoyed working with his hands and creating projects. In 2004 he married Lana Rinehart Hansen and moved to Franklin County, Neb., where they made their home. He will be missed by his wife Lana Holmes, son Norman (P.J.) and wife Angie Holmes of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo., son Newly and wife Becky Holmes of Naponee, Neb. grandchildren Jordan Holmes, Teagan and Tate Holmes. Sisters Marylou Blackard of Olathe, Colo., and BobbiJo and Carl Seltzer of Olathe, Colo., Brothers Ed and Kathy Kelly of Black Hawk, Colo., Gene and Kathy Kelly of Morrison, Okla., Mother-In-Law Geraldine Rinehart of Franklin, Neb. He was loved and respected by his wife's children and their families Mike and Trish Hansen of St. Louis, Mo., Kurt and Michaela Hansen of Minneapolis, Minn., Chris and Ulcca Hansen of Denver, Colo., Jeff and Margaret Hansen of Olathe, Kan., nieces, nephews and friends.

Online condolences can be left at Arrangements were handled by Hutchins Funeral Home, Franklin, Neb.