Ray Holmes

Ray Holmes

LUMBERTON — Mr. Ray Alan Holmes, 55, of 1208 Saxon Ave., Lumberton, departed this Earthly world to go to his Heavenly home on March 16, 2014.

The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at East Lumberton Church of God, the Revs. Bruce Brumfield and Roger Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Lumberton.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Donna; his mother, Margaret Holmes Lee; two sisters, Nancy Holmes and Mary Sellers; and a brother-in-law, Steve Sellers.

He leaves behind a family that loved him and he will forever be in their hearts — Ruby and Maxie Williams, Kay and Don Hicks, Gail and Robert Edwards, Libby and Lonnie Kizar, Martha and Byron Harper, Joy and H.B. Hunt, Buddy and Wanda Holmes, Rex and Ann Holmes, Ankie and Jessie Holmes; a stepdaughter, Tammy Sue Davis; a brother-in-law, David Earl Branch; a sister-in-law, Florene Bass and her husband Jim; his grandchildren, Rodney, Jessica and Madison Norton, Justin Norton and Molli; and a host of loving nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.

In addition, he also leaves behind a family that he and the rest of us have all come to love at Highland Acres. Thanks to each one of you for all the love and compassion you have shared.

Ray enjoyed life and he lived it to the fullest. He had a loving and giving heart. He will be deeply missed and loved forever.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the home.

The family will also receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church one hour before the funeral service.

On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.floydmortuary.net.

Published by The Robesonian from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2014.
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I'm really gonna miss you Ray. We had some great times together and I wouldn't change a thing except spend more time with you. Tell my Daddy and Brothers and my Husband hey and I love and miss them. Don't have too much fun. Love ya sweetie.

Love ya
Kay Cox Kinlaw
March 25, 2014
Ray was a good guy and will dearly missed by all of us that knew him.
Dee Prevatte
March 24, 2014
I will love you and miss you all the days of my life. Love your sister Gail
wanda gail edwards
March 22, 2014
March 22, 2014
So sorry for your loss. May God give you the strength and peace that only comes from Him. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Eddie & Gail Dudney
March 19, 2014
March 19, 2014
Keeping the Holmes family in my prayers. You have a chance to see him again. Be blessed.
Ann Aubin
March 19, 2014
So sad to hear of Ray's passing. Praying for God to grant you all peace and give you comfort during this time and in the days to come. Love to you all.
Jody Davis
March 19, 2014
Mary Ann and Donna Mayers
March 19, 2014
I am deeply sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers. He has gone on to be with our heavenly father & one day soon we will be there to. He's not suffering anymore. I pray that god be with you during your pain & heartache. In his name I pray. Amen.
Pamela Hardee
March 19, 2014
So sorry for your loss. Ray worked with my husband (James Britt) at Pepsi.
Brenda Britt
March 19, 2014
May you R.I.P. Ray
Charles Cribb
March 18, 2014
Ray , i'm so thankful that God gave me you as a big brother . You taught me so much in your last hours of your life . To be able to walk back in time to our childhood and share this time with you is priceless . Like you said you are Rex ' little brother but you are my big brother ! I will forever hold these moments in my heart . With loving memories your little sister Joy .I will love and miss you dearly . It's not good -bye it's see you later "Rest In Peace "
Joyce Holmes Hunt
March 18, 2014
On behalf of the Bullock family our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to the Holmes family
Larry Bullock
March 18, 2014
To each of you may the Lord wrap you with love and comfort. you are in our prayers not just today but the days to come and the weeks and months to come, please include my family in your prayers as we all need to be up lifted unto the lord in prayer.
calvin lewis
March 18, 2014
So sorry for your loss, may God give you peace and comfort now and during the weeks ahead.
Shirlene Meares Fields
March 18, 2014
Buddy and Family,sorry for your loss
lee von
March 18, 2014
May God give your family peace and comfort at a time such as this. We love you.
Roy & Linda Cox
March 18, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Gerald & Tammy Maynor
Gerald & Tammy Maynor
March 18, 2014
I dont know Ray personally,however Rays nephew,Rex,son of his Twin brother Rex(Sr.)and his wife Ann married my niece Ashley last July.Ray is Loved greatly by Rex and Ashley.The whole Holmes Family is special to us ,as they have made Ashley a part of their family.We lift you all up in Prayer.On behalf of Maurice and Shirley Britt (Ashleys grandparents.
Jeffrey Britt
March 18, 2014
robert sessions
March 18, 2014
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