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Roy Quinn Holmes Sr.

Services for Roy Quinn Holmes Sr., of Florence, were held Sept. 4, 2021, at Riverwood Family, located in Brookhaven, with burial at Jayess Baptist Church Cemetery in Lawrence County.
Mr. Holmes, 80, went to be with his Lord on Sept. 1 at his residence.
He was born on March 29, 1941, to the late Shirley Quinn Holmes and Nettie Holmes.
Mr. Holmes was an avid fisherman, as he referred to as “perch jerking.” He loved motorcycles, old cars and tractors, and was a lifelong New Orleans Saints fan.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Marvin Holmes; two half-sisters; and one half-brother.
Those left to cherish his memory are his former wife, S. Elaine Holmes; son, Roy Q. Holmes Jr. and wife Suzanne, of Brandon; daughter, Rolanda Lang, of Pearl; and one granddaughter, Brittany Ellzey and husband Keegan, of Brandon. He is also survived by partner-friend, Deborah McGowan, of Richland; and former son-in-law, Tim Lang.
He will be missed by all that loved and knew him.