Matt Holmes, 38

Matt P. Holmes, 38, of rural Wabash, died at 2:16 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. 

He was born Aug. 1, 1979, in Wabash, to Jerry and Connie (Anderson) Holmes.

Matt was a 1998 graduate of Northfield High School.  He married Ashley VanHoose in Wabash County, on May 4, 2018.  He worked at TAS Welding and also had worked at Real Alloy, both of Wabash.  Matt enjoyed fishing, playing disc golf, going to the shooting range, collecting knives, and riding Harley Davidson motorcycles. 

He is survived by his wife, Ashley Holmes of Wabash; parents, Jerry and Connie Holmes, both of Wabash; five children, Dominic Holmes of Wabash, Brittany Vest of Tennessee, Trevor Vest, Dixie Robinson, and Macie Robinson, all of Wabash; two sisters, Andrea (David) Prybis of Eaton, and Angela Hipp of Wabash; brother, Jamie Holmes of Wabash, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 7:00 pm Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating.  Friends may call 5-7 p.m.  Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is family of Matt Holmes.

The memorial guest book for Matt may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Jun 26