TYLER, Texas, Feb. 7. — Reburial services for Cpl. Joseph P. Holmes, USMC, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Holmes, former Tyler residents, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Thorndike-James Chapel. Re-burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Corporal Holmes, killed in action on Okinawa, June 16, 1945, graduated from Tyler High School in 1940 and joined the Marine Corps the same year. He served several months in Iceland and the South Pacific before returning to the United States. He was reassigned to the South Pacific in March, 1945.
He is survived by his parents, now living in San Antonio, by several Tyler relatives, and by his infant son.