Person:Ralph Holmes (11)

Ralph Don Holmes
m. 28 Feb 1903
  1. Kenneth Hugh Holmes1903 - 1984
  2. Hester E. Holmes1905 - 1959
  3. Ralph Don Holmes1906 - 1964
m. 26 Jun 1937
  1. Carol Sue Holmes1940 - 2014
Facts and Events
Name Ralph Don Holmes
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3][4] 7 Aug 1906 Greene County, Indiana
Marriage 26 Jun 1937 Indiana(possibly divorced)
to Donna Ada Spencer
Census[5] 1940 Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana
Death[2][3][4] 14 Jun 1964 Sandborn, Knox County, Indiana(of hemorrhaging peptic ulcer of stomach, due to chronic alcoholism)
Burial[2][3] Lowder Cemetery, Springville, Lawrence County, Indiana
  1. Greene, Indiana, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T624)
    ED 38, p. 5A, dwelling/family 100/102.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Indiana, United States. Death Certificates, 1899-2011. (Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015)
    No. 20328.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Find A Grave.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).
  5. Lawrence, Indiana, United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T627)
    ED 47-17, p. 5A, #101.

    Holmes, Ralph D. Head 33 yrs (Coll-5) b. Indiana 1935: Same place Teacher (Public School)
    Holmes, Donna A. Wife 32 yrs (Coll-4) b. Indiana 1935: Newton Co., Indiana

  6.   United States. World War II Draft Registration Cards
    16 Oct 1940.

    Name: Holmes, Ralph Don
    Address: 1502 - 22nd St, Bedford, Lawrence Co., Indiana
    Born: 7 Aug 1906 (34 yrs) Greene Co., Indiana
    Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Donna Holmes ("Wife") [same address]
    Employer: Bedford City School (Bedford, Lawrence Co., Indiana)
    Description: 5' 10-1/2", 160 lbs, blue eyes, brown hairs, light complexion, no disabilities.

  7.   Bedford (Indiana) City Directory
    p. 108, 1950.

    Holmes, Ralph D (Donna A) tchr Bedford Sr High Sch h2101 Park

  8.   Obit from unknown newspaper.

    Ralph Holmes, former Bedford Basketball Coach, dies at 57.

    Ralph D. Holmes, 57, who helped put Bedford basketball on the map in 1940's as a coach of the Stonecutters, died suddenly at his mother's home in Sandborn, Indiana.

    He was born in Greene County, the son of Thaddeus and Lessie Sexton Holmes. He married Donna Speer on June 26, 1937, and she survives.

    Also surviving in addition to his mother, are one daughter, Carol Sue Holmes; one brother, Kenneth Holmes. One brother preceded him in death.

    Funeral services will be at Ives Poindexter Funeral Home in Sandborn and burial in the Lowder Cemetery near Springville.