(ROANOKE) Elliott Benard Holmes, 64, of Mickle Drive in Roanoke passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 4 at his residence.

Mr. Holmes was born in Albany, N.Y., where he spent most of his early years. While in New York, he was employed in both the state and local government services. During his employment, Elliott drove the snowplow and garbage truck until declining health forced him to retire. His family relocated to Roanoke, where they have remained for the past 14 years.

He is survived by his mother, Edna Holmes of Roanoke; father, Benard Holmes of Pinellas Park, Fla.; brother, Garry Holmes; niece Allyssa Holmes; and host of other relatives and friends.

A private memorial service will be held.

Clark Memorial Funeral Service, Roanoke.

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