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"Strike the Tent".
« on: March 06, 2021, 02:56:04 AM »
CAP'N JOHN  786 GAF-FL
My best friend John Holmes has crossed over.

A graduate of The University of Florida, John taught History in the Osceola Co. (Kissimmee) school system 36 years and retired a highly respected educator. 
Nary any place we'd go, we'd did not run into a former student of his, He taught 3 generations of some of the students we'd meet.
John was a Sons of Confederate Veteran past commander, 40+ year veteran Reenactor and original organizer of the Battle at Narcoossee Mill.
http://battleatnarcoosseemill.com/
He was a member and volunteered  at he Osceola Co. Historical Societies Cracker village, doing living history presentations on Cracker Cow hunting pioneers.  https://osceolahistory.org/pioneer-village/
He was an organizer, volunteer and display contributor at the Veterans Tribute And Museum Of Osceola County Inc.
A good deal of his collection is on display.
https://www.museumofmilitaryhistory.com/

He is survived by his Mother, two brothers , his three children Jennifer, Johnny, and Jennette and 3 grandchildren.
John was preceded by his wife's passing in 2001 , Jan and John now together again, God Bless.



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Re: "Strike the Tent".
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2021, 04:36:29 PM »
That is a wonderful picture.

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Re: "Strike the Tent".
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2021, 04:56:25 PM »
The little girl is his Granddaughter , Bailey
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