John Wyatt Holmes of Pleasant Hill, Missouri was born July 13, 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri the son of William Warren and Ruth Marie (West) Holmes. He departed this life on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 60 years and 19 months.
On December 13, 1993, John was united in marriage to Jeannie Ann Strauss in Peculiar, Missouri.
John was employed as a truck driver. He enjoyed shooting and collecting guns, riding tractors, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. John enjoyed family get togethers and was good at everything he did.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Anna Mae Crisler; a grandson, Christian Lee Strauss and a granddaughter, Ruby Mae Strauss.
John is survived by his wife, Jeannie Holmes of the home; two sons, Chris Strauss and wife Samantha, Butler, Missouri, John Strauss and companion Jessica Byrd, Odessa, Missouri; two daughters, Crystal Strauss and companion Jeff Gaus, Blue Springs, Missouri, Carolyn Strauss and companion Ryan Nash, Lone Jack, Missouri; 19 grandchildren with two on the way and a great-grandchild on the way; two brothers, Nelson Holmes, Richmond, Missouri and William Holmes, North Kansas City, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Missouri.