Ret. CW3 George Lee Holmes, 85, of Spring Lake passed away peacefully on October 20, 2022 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.\n\nGeorge was born on November 3, 1936 in Keokuk, Missouri to the late George Harold Holmes and Marie Hickey Holmes. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Jack Holmes and Tom Holmes and a sister-in-law, Shelba Holmes.\n\nGeorge served his country for over 20 years in the United States Army, retiring with many medals and commendations. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars and was a proud member of the local American Legion.\n\nGeorge is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sang Ye Holmes; sons, George Holmes, Michael Holmes and wife Angela, and Vernon Holmes and wife KC; one daughter, Sandra Holmes; brother, Richard A. Holmes; sister, Mary Jo Holmes; seven grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.\n\nThere will be a graveside service honoring George's life at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Ft. Bragg on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 2:00PM. Visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the graveside service at Adcock Funeral Home, Spring Lake from 12:00PM until 1:30PM. Services entrusted to Adcock Funeral Home and Crematory, Spring Lake.