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'We lost dad without warning' Eamonn Holmes pays family tribute after heartbreaking loss

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Eamonn Holmes, 62, has taken to Instagram to share a snap with fans showing his late father. In the caption, the GB News host wrote that he was happy to say that his father lived through his five sons.

Eamonn showed a photo of his father, Leonard Holmes, at a young age, before his death in 1991.

Along with the photo, he wrote a short caption explaining the kind of person Leonard was during his life.

He said he was a “model father” and a kind man.

The GB News presenter wrote: “We lost Daddy without warning 31 years ago tomorrow.

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Eamonn Holmes shared a photo of his late father who died in 1991 (Image: GETTY)

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Eamonn Holmes said his father was a kind man and model dad (Image: GETTY)

“A Great character, a model Father and a kind man.

“Happy to say he lives on in his 5 Sons. RIP Leonard Holmes . Never forgotten.”(sic)

Eamon has five brothers, Leonard, Colm, Conor and Brian.

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Eamonn Holmes has four siblings (Image: GETTY)

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Eamonn Holmes also has four children of his own (Image: GETTY)

Missmikasimmons said: “Sending you all love.”

Lisabxggs52 wrote: “What a handsome man he was.”

The_royal_butler penned: “Thinking of you x.”

Sandiethespiceguy empathised: “I’ll never forget your kindness and wise words when I lost my father, I know the hurt will never go we just have to somehow deal with it.

“The stories you spoke about will live forever with me.

“RIP Mr Leonard Holmes, I have to say you have raised a fantastic man and my friend Eamonn.”

Eamonn hosted This Morning with his wife Ruth Langsford from 2006 until 2021.I

In January the star joined GB News, hosting alongside Isabel Webster. 


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