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Carl Elliott Holmes
December 1, 1922 – March 31, 2012

Mr. Carl Elliott Holmes, retired Montgomery County attorney, died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Potomac Valley Nursing and Wellness Center in Rockville, MD.

Carl was born in Pensacola, FL on December 1, 1922; enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served on the USS Neville seeing action in the European and South Pacific Theatres during World War II.

Carl is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helen Mills Holmes; a son, Chris E. Holmes of Scottsdale, AZ and grandchildren, Chris E. Holmes II, Jeffrey Kevin Holmes, Joshua A. Holmes and Megan Elizabeth Holmes; 8 great grandchildren and a daughter by a former marriage, Fay Holmes Strong of Kern County, CA.

Relatives and friends may call at Pumphrey’s Colonial Funeral Home, 300 West Montgomery Avenue (Rte. 28, exit 6-A just off I-270), Rockville, MD on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Service will be held at Darnestown Presbyterian Church, 15120 Turkey Foot Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 on Thursday, April 5 at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Darnestown Presbyterian Church at the above address. Please view and sign family guestbook at

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