OBITUARY

Jimmie H. Holmes

October 16, 1946March 6, 2019
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Jimmie H. Holmes passed away at his home on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Patricia Vitley Holmes for 20 years. Loving father of Jimmie G. Holmes (Thu), Penny L. Holden. Lewis V. Holmes (Janel), Melody A. McFatrich (Jerry) and Dorie Holmes. Stepfather of Ronald Ecklund (Marie), Catherine Ecklund and Donald Ecklund (Baretta). Son of the late James Marvin Holmes and Wanda Mary Boyles. Brother of Wanzie Taylor (Glen), James Holmes (Carliss), Janice Schuff (Charles), Timothy M. Holmes (Lynn) and the late Fred Holmes, Louis Holmes and Darian L. Holmes (Anita). Stepbrother of Jerry Ross (Debra) and Robin Yawn. Proud grandfather of Si, Max, My-anh, My-lin, Christopher, Joshua, Ronald, Miranda, Zachary, Kaylee, James, Kayla, Jeffrey, Melissa and Jerry Jr. Step grandfather of Ronnie, Victoria, Valerie, Century, Jessica, Donald, Savannah, Austin, Ashlyn, Kayla and Caitlyn. Also survived and fondly remembered by 14 great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews. Jimmie was born on October 16, 1946 in Tylertown, MS and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. He retired as Captain from EBI Cranes after over 40 years of dedicated service. Jimmie loved being on the water and he had a passion for fishing. He will be forever remembered and deeply missed by his family, friends and all of those whose lives he touched. Relatives and friends are invited to attend an evening visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Friday, March 15, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM and on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. A funeral service will begin at 11:00AM. He will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 16, 2019
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Jimmie H. Holmes

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Kristi Kelley

March 11, 2019

We send our Condolences and Prayers to the family. Especially Patty !! I never met Jimmie in person but Loved him because my cousin loved him so much!! God Bless you all! So sorry Patty!!! Big Hugs!!

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