Obituary of Ned Riley Holmes
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Ned Riley Holmes, 88 years old of Holt, MO flew off to the golden golf course on September 11, 2022. Born on October 30, 1933, Ned grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. He enjoyed traveling, flying his V-tailed Bonanza, and golfing. His favorite hobby was hitting golf balls in the back pasture of their property. Due to this diligent practice, he won several TWA national golf tournaments. Ned served in the Army and played for the Army basketball team in Germany. Kauai, Hawaii, was his favorite island to visit - he enjoyed walking the coastline. Ned is survived by his wife Renae. They married in September 1975 and settled down on their property in Holt. They enjoyed caring for many loved animals on the property, including horses, chickens, cats, and a few beloved dogs. He will be dearly missed by his daughter Heidi Shoemaker (Phil), his son Greg Holmes (Shelly), daughters Carol, Teresa, Caren, son Patrick, granddaughters Natalie, and Carlie, and many other grandchildren. Donations in loving memory of Ned may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, Home Office 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601 or to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 A memorial gathering will be held 4:30-6:30 pm on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Kearney, 925 E. State Highway 92, Kearney, MO 64060.