Ian D. Holmwood

November 10, 1982 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 37)


Ian D. Holmwood

Starks – Ian D. Holmwood, 37, died unexpectedly on June 21, 2020. He was born November 10th, 1982 in Orlando Florida.

Ian graduated from Waterville Senior High School in 2002. Following High School Ian worked at Bath Iron Works as a welder. After Bath Iron Works Ian moved on to open his own Kirby Vacuum franchise in Bangor, Maine with his Wife, Melissa Holmwood. He later worked for many years as store manager of Radio Shack in both the Waterville & Skowhegan, Maine locations. Ian won many sales awards for his excellence in salesmanship at both Kirby & Radio Shack. Ian recently started his own business as an independent contractor, Holmwood builders, using the skills he had learned at previous employers.

Ian had a tremendous love for all animals, big & small. He also loved the outside, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, canoeing and most important to him, spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents,David Holmwood,  Roberta and John he is survived by his brother Nathan Blair, his daughter Hannah Holmwood, and Melissa Holmwood, Hannah’s mother and love of Ian’s life, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A service of remembrance will be held at Giberson Funeral Home at 40 Maple Street, Madison Maine. Services begin at 11am on July 3, 2020. Reception following at Melissa Holmwood’s residence in Skowhegan. All are welcome. A celebration of Life will be held on July 4th at 4pm. July 4th was Ian’s favorite holiday. He and his brother, Nate put on a fireworks show that rivaled all others throughout the years.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation to your local Humane Society.



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Memorial Service
July 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Giberson Funeral Home, Madison
40 Maple Street
Madison, ME 04950

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