Roger Paxson Holmes
March 6, 2019
Roger Paxson Holmes, 100, son of Joseph and Ella J. (Paxson) Holmes, and beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away February 23, 2019 in the early morning at his home in Helena.
Roger had three sisters, Ruth Holmes (deceased), Lena Belle (Holmes) Wilcox (deceased) and Althea Holmes.
He graduated from Wayland Michigan High School in 1936. Roger came to Montana for a variety of job opportunities. He attended Western Montana College for one year before being inducted on May 3, 1942 into the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the 397th Bomb Group, 597th Bomb Squadron...