Robert “Allen” Holmes

Robert “Allen” Holmes

of 'The Pulpit, Candelo

16.7.1932  –  31.5.2024

Late of ‘The Pulpit, Candelo.

Beloved husband of Sylvia (dec’d).

Loving father and father-in-law to Fae & Brian Payne, Neil Holmes & Sue Cochrane and Joy & Mick Rollason.

Devoted Pop to Carissa & Larry, Sam & Ben, Jess & Nick, Nicole, Emily & Nick, Trent & Tahlecia, Renee & Lydia and Todd & Gen and to his great grandchildren Charlie, Lillie, Finn, Indii, Lachie, Deb, Tyson, Rubi, Lexi and Dottie.

The funeral for Allen will be held in St Peter’s Anglican Church, Candelo at 10.00a.m., Monday 17th June, 2024 and burial will follow in the Candelo Cemetery.

Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend.

Funeral Details

Date & Time

10:00 am, Mon 17 June 2024


St Peter's Anglican Church, 10 William St, Candelo, New South Wales 2550, AU
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  1. Honoured to have known this beautiful man, from Bega pony club day to our chats in the newsagents. Me deepest condolences to the family

  2. Sending condolences to all members of Allen’s family.
    I have known Allen all my life & he was a true gentleman. Allen had a dry sense of humour but he didn’t put up with fools.
    Allen was one most caring men that I ever met.
    RIP Allen, you’ll be sadly missed by all.

  3. Fond memories of Allan attending the cattle sales in Bega with his son Neil
    Loveliest gentleman you could meet
    My sincerest condolences to all the family. May you Rest In Peace Allen

  4. Our condolences to the family. Allen made us feel welcomed when we moved into the neighbourhood, we enjoyed talking with him on occasion about his horse riding adventures as a young boy and farming life in general. One of the Bega Valley locals that make this place special.

  5. Very sad for Mr Holmes’ loved ones.
    Eternally grateful for the most perfect dog, Buzz, after Neil’s children asked if they could put a sign in my store window in 2004, in search for homes for their pups.
    Such a lovely family.
    My condolences.

  6. Farewell Allen.
    I fondly remember and appreciate Councilor Allen’s support of Imlay Shire employees. Local Government could do with more honest Councilors like Allen.

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