Rev. Curtis Calvin Holmes, Sr., 74, of Kosse, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco, with Pastor Joey Magourik officiating. Burial will follow at Valley Mills Cemetery, in Valley Mills, TX. The family will receive visitors from 6 – 8:00 p.m., Monday, May 13, at the funeral home.
Curtis was born December 9, 1944, to Jesse and Lois Holmes, in Fort Worth, TX. He married Sharon DuBose on Sept. 7, 1963, in Houston, TX. Curtis worked as a carpenter most of his life, but his true calling was to the ministry of Jesus Christ. He was a man of God. He always found value in a person where others could not and would never turn anyone away in their time of need. Curtis loved his family and taught his children the value of prayer. He built and pastored at Apostolic Life Church in Kosse, TX.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Curtis Holmes, Jr., and five siblings.
Curtis is survived by his wife of nearly 56 years, Sharon Holmes; his daughters, Virginia King and husband Larry, Sherry Baker and husband Gary; and Audrey Forde and husband Barry; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.