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Robert Belew Holmes

Robert Belew Holmes

Robert Belew Holmes, 80 of Bella Vista, AR died on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Concordia Heath & Rehabilitation of Bella Vista. He was born on February 28, 1937 in Stigler, OK to Graham E. & Margie Holmes. Robert & his wife moved to Bella Vista, AR 18 years ago coming from Morris, MN. He was a member of the Community Church of Bella Vista, The American Legion and the Eagles Lodge. He was a High School Math Teacher, Football and Track Coach in South Dakota. He was an Assistant Financial Aid Advisor at The University of Minnesota-Morris. He also worked as a salesperson for Culligan Water in Glenwood, MN. Robert was proceeded in death by his parents and one son Donald Holmes who was stillborn. Robert is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat Holmes of Bella Vista, AR; Three sons, James Holmes & his wife Kelli of Maumelle, AR, Robert Holmes & his partner Corey of Del Ray Beach, FL, Michael Holmes of Bella Vista, AR; one daughter, Susan Powell of Bella Vista, AR; one brother, Gordon Holmes & his wife Cathy of Broken Arrow, OK; three grandchildren, Timothy Holmes, Stephanie Lynn Olson and Travis Holmes; and five great great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory. On-line condolences may be made at