Dwight Holmes, age 66, of Purdy, Missouri and Ukiah, California, died on Tuesday, December 2, 2009.
He was born on May 20, 1943 to Gervais and Zelma (Wormington) Holmes. He was united in marriage to Joyce Beck in Ukiah, California on August 20, 1966.
Dwight retired as a machine operator for Masonite in California and attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Cassville.
Along with his wife and mother, Dwight is survived by one son, James Holmes of Butterfield, Mo.; two daughters, Debra and Susie Holmes both of Ukiah, California; five grandchildren, Brett Holmes, J.T. Miles, Kailey Holmes, Leroy Holmes and Jessica Holmes.
Dwight was preceded in death by his father and one brother, James Holmes.
Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri.
Condolences may be made online at www.bennettwormington.com.