Funeral service for Hughes Holmes, 76, will be Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William Stone officiating. Burial will be in Hamby's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be today, July 12, 2014, from 4 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Holmes died on Friday, July 11, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 16, 1938, in Morgan County to Emern Argust Holmes, Sr. and Viola Clyde Maddux Holmes. He was a member of Hamby's Chapel United Methodist Church. Mr. Holmes served in the United States Air Force and was formerly employed by the Morgan County School System as an HVAC Technician.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Emern A Holmes, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Miller Holmes; two sons, Dennis Hughes Holmes , and Donald Paul Holmes, both of Eva; one daughter, Jennifer Holmes Fyock, Daphne, AL; two brothers, Zack Holmes and John Holmes; eight sisters,
Mary Edith Griffin, Dorothy Oglesby,
Barbara Neal, Alice Johnson, Martha Bentley, Judy Fortenberry,
Sandra McCleskey and
Cathy Turner; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Holmes, William Neal, Keith Cobbs, Trey Fyock, Michael Halbrooks and Luke Holmes.
In lieu of flowers, family requests that memorial contributions be made to the
or donate blood in his memory.