WATERLOO - Dr. W. Raymond Holmes is doctor, friend, confidant and
sometimes advisor of many people of this community.
He was born in Newfield, and after completing his elementary
education he attended Syracuse University and graduated in 1927. He served
his internship at St. Vincent's Hospital on Staten Island.
After completing his internship, he came to Waterloo and has
remained here ever since, to capably attend to the needs of thousands of
men, women and children since 1929. Since that time Dr. Holmes has
delivered nearly 1600 babies.
Dr. Holmes has three children: Judy Barthelomew in Columbus, Ohio;
Beverly Jones of Fairport, N.Y., and Thomas Holmes in Springfield, Ohio.
He has three grandchildren.
|Residence of W. R. Holmes, M.D.|
Being a doctor can be very strenuous; a family doctor may be called
any time of the day or night. Babies especially love to arrive in the
middle of the night. Perhaps, in part, this accounts for Dr. Holmes' love
for boating. Dr. and Mrs. Holmes spend as much time as they can spare
during the summer months relaxing on thier boat. He also likes to bowl and