Henderson: Loyd Holmes, age 69, died Thursday evening, August 16, 2012 at his home in Henderson.
Mr. Holmes, known by his grandson as Pappaw and by his family as LoLay, and his CB friends as “Stranger”, was born and reared in Henderson County, the son of the late J. B. and Bertie Lois Johnson Holmes. He attended Henderson County schools. He hauled for Argo-Collier Truck Lines out of Martin, TN and later drove for Gulf Transport Bus Company out of Mobile, AL. He retired as a self-employed driver. He was a member of the Henderson Masonic Lodge #485.
He is survived by three sons Randy Holmes, Ronny Holmes, and Christopher Holmes and a grandson Ryan Holmes all of Henderson. He has two brothers Floyd Holmes of Pinson and Riley Holmes of Huron and a sister Kathy Renfroe of Huron.
He was preceded in death by a half-brother Edward Holmes.
Funeral services will be 5:00 PM Sunday at Shackelford Funeral Directors-Casey Chapel with Bro. Ken Kitchen officiating and burial will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery at Garnertown.
The family will receive friends beginning at 5:00 PM Saturday at Casey Chapel with Masonic Services at 8:00 PM.
Shackelford Funeral Directors – Casey Chapel