Mac Holmes

HOLMES, Ira Mac January 2, 1938 – May 1st, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Chatham Kent Health Alliance. Beloved spouse of Janet Gilbert. Father of Richard (Shelley) Holmes, Rodney Holmes and Tracey Johnson, stepfather to Bryce (Vanessa) McMahon and Evan (Melissa) McMahon, 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held at The Moose Lodge in Chatham, on May 5th from 1pm-4pm. Donations may be made in his name to an animal rescue of your choice. Online condolences are welcome at

11 Comments on “Mac Holmes”

  1. Mac was a good man, and had a happy soul (from what I can remember.) It has been many years, but I do remember his smile. RIP Mr. Holmes. My love to the Holmes family.

  2. Rodney, Nicole, Chris and Lily. Praying for peace and comfort for your families as you say goodbye to your Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa.

  3. Condolences to family. I met Mac selling cars , he was a great friend and very caring. His kindness will always be remembered.

  4. Our deepest condolences go out to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Rodney, sorry to read about the passing of your father. Please accept our condolences at this time of sorrow.

  6. Janet and family…..our deepest condolences on Mac’s passing. I first met Mac in the 70’s at Chatham Motors and always enjoyed a conversation with him!

  7. So sorry to hear about Mac. Truly a good and fun guy who really enjoyed kids and animals. Always had a good chat whenever I saw Mac!

    Deb and Paul Powers

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