Raymond L. Holmes Jr., 72, died on May 30, 2020.
He was born on Dec. 18, 1947, to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond L. Holmes Sr. in Los Angeles.
In 1966, Ray joined the Navy where he earned many medals and two bronze stars.
Ray’s passion was teaching square dancing! He and his best friend Jim Randall were callers for many square dance clubs all over California and in Oregon until his retirement in 2017.
Jim is survived by his daughter Nicholle Winn-Paracchino of Colorado Springs, his son Raymond Holmes of San Diego, two grandchildren, Darin and Drew, his sister Judy Root of Oregon, nieces, nephews and many, many friends.
Ray’s memorial service was on June 11 at 1 p.m. at Riverside National Cemetery with full Military Honors. Emmerson Bartlett Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.