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Kenneth Holmes, 73, Russell Springs, KY (1947-2021)

Kenneth Holmes of Russell Springs passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at his residence. He was 73 years old.

He chose cremation, and a memorial graveside service will be held at 6pmCT Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Franklin Cemetery.

He was born on August 16, 1947 in Vester, KY to the late Willie and Rena Burton Holmes. Kenneth loved spending time with his family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by his wife Connie Paulene Franklin Holmes and six siblings Ramona Lane, Iola Holmes, Gwendola Holmes, Nola Vena Crawhorn, Ronald Holmes and Donald Holmes.

Survivors include three children Angela Dixon (Marlin) and Rodney Holmes both of Russell Springs, KY and Willie Holmes of Bronston, KY; two granddaughters Bethany Ann Copley (John Pruitt) and Ashley Nicole Holmes (Ascenzio Bilello); a great granddaughter Leora Bilello; a sister Naomi Burton (Leonard) of Elizabethtown, KY and several nieces and nephews.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Kenneth Holmes, 73, Russell Springs, KY (1947-2021)

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