Ken Holmes of Ridge Road Who Sadly Passed Away Today

It is unfortunate to report after a short illness due to a fall at his Ridge Road home that Ken sadly passed away this morning at the Royal Stoke Hospital.

Ken Holmes who was born at his Sandyford home lived at the address all of his life, and it is not many people who can say that, especially when people move house so regularly these days.

Ken was always seen by his family, friends and neighbours as a caring and considerate man who would do anything for anybody, whether it was doing errands for those less fortunate than himself; to even collecting money off neighbours to buy flowers or to donate to good causes when Ridge Road neighbours sadly passed on.

Ken’s Christianity always saw him through difficult times, especially when losing his wife and son, and his compassion to regularly attend St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Goldenhill was something that he loved and believed was the right thing to do.

Ken Holmes was a lovely man to know, and a neighbour that everybody would have liked to have had living next door to them.

God Bless you Ken, you will be sadly missed by everyone who knew you!

9 comments to Ken Holmes of Ridge Road Who Sadly Passed Away Today

  • Lynn bromley

    Having lived as a neighbour of ken for several years, i can certainly vouch for the fact that ken was was a lovely kind hearted soul who always thought of others first.although i do not Live in Sandyford now, i know ken will be greatly missed by all who knew him. R.i.p ken

  • Lester Fern

    A sad loss for the whole Sandyford community.
    Ken was well known and and respected for his total commitment to all of his his friends and family.i will miss the many ling chats that we had together..
    You have gone to a better place where you can rest in peace
    Until we meet again ..

  • Dawn + Marc Russell

    Such a lovley man he stopped to talk to us most days he will be sadly missed

  • Michelle Rowley and family

    Ken will be sadly missed, he was such a gentleman, everytime I saw him he always stopped gave me a hug and kissed my cheek and always asked how my family was. You will be missed by us all Ken rip goodnight sleep tight ❤️xxxx

  • Katie

    Ken was so lovely and will be missed dearly xxx

  • Lynn Dunning

    I have seen Ken on my trips out always smiling and waiving, he will be missed by all in Sandyford who knew him.

  • Soph Rowley

    Rest in peace, Ken. Lovely man who will never be forgotten x

  • Jill Baddeley

    God bless Ken,
    I have know Ken all my life such a wonderful true gentleman,
    You will be sadly missed by everyone that knew you.

  • Theresa Madden

    Ken was a true gentleman. Kind, caring and compassionate. He was always prepared to give his time freely to help anyone. He will be truly missed by everyone who knew him. Rest in peace Ken. God Bless.

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