James C. Holmes Jr.(1969 - 2014)

ONEIDA >> James C. Holmes Jr., 45, of 425 Florence Ave., died unexpectedly, Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Oneida Healthcare Center Emergency Room, after becoming ill at his residence.
He was born Jan. 8, 1969, in New Hartford, a son of James and Margaret Smyth Holmes Sr. On Sept. 29, 1999, he was united in marriage to the former Stephanie Ray. He was employed as the regional sales manager for Servomation Vending of Utica. Jim was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman.
He was an assistant coach for the Oneida Little League. He was a devoted husband and father, and had a great love for his children.
Surviving is his wife, Stephanie; two sons, Justin and Brayden, both at home; one daughter, Jessica Winters of Utica; his mother, Margaret Holmes, of Raleigh, N.C.; one brother, Richard Holmes of Raleigh, N.C., and two nieces.
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning, May 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. from the First United Methodist Church, at the corner of Main and Grove Streets, Oneida, with the Rev. Trish Johnson, officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Coolican-McSweeney Funeral Home, 322 Washington Ave., Oneida, 363-2650. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to a memorial fund being established at the Oneida Savings Bank, 182 Main St., Oneida, N.Y. 13421 to the attention of Mr. Steve Potter.

Funeral Home

Coolican-McSweeney Funeral Home
322 Washington Ave Oneida, NY 13421
315-363-2650
Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on May 13, 2014