Jeffrey Noah HOLMES

HOLMES, Jeffrey Noah 48, born in Tampa on June 20, 1964, passed away peacefully with friends and family surrounding him in Los Angeles, CA on Nov. 17, 2012 from complications associated with his cancer. At a young age, Jeff followed an old adage, Go West! He did and fell into the Topanga Canyon lifestyle where he found his talents. Jeff is survived by his daughter, Alea Holmes; his parents Jim and LuAnn Holmes; his sister Jennifer Holmes; and his two brothers Kimo Holmes Brenda) and Peter Holmes (Kristin). He leaves many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends around the world that he loved dearly. A celebration of his life was held in Topanga, CA. Jeff's life will be celebrated in Tampa at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Jeff would want us to embrace our loved ones, smile at a stranger, and know that everything is going to be all right.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 22, 2012