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Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home

522 Wilkesboro Blvd Se, Lenoir, NC

OBITUARY

Charles "Pop"" Holmes Jr.

March 16, 1932August 1, 2019
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Charles “Pop” Holmes Jr, 87, of Lenoir passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Holmes was born March 16, 1932 in Athens, Georgia to the late Felix Ferdinand and Grace Bolick Holmes.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Florence Witherspoon Holmes, brothers, Joe and Bob Holmes and sisters, Christine Bailey, Helen Carswell and Dorothy Lail.

“Pop” was a proud veteran of the United States Army and retired from the National Guard. He was employed for over 40 years as a production manager at Shuford Mills. He was known as a “Jokester”, enjoyed square dancing and was a member of the Foothills Squares. When he was younger, he enjoyed baseball and played for the American Legion.

Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members.

A Celebration of MR. Holmes life will be held on Monday, August 5, 2019 in the chapel at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home at 12:00 pm with Rev. Mark Dula officiating.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service, from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home.

Military Honors will be provided by the National Guard and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard.

The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Burial will be held privately at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lenoir.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Charles “Pop” Holmes Jr.

  • FAMILY

  • Grace Bolick Holmes, Mother (deceased)
  • Felix Holmes, Father (deceased)
  • Catherine Witherspoon Holmes, Wife (deceased)
  • Joe and Bob Holmes, Brothers (deceased)
  • Christine Bailey, Helen Carswell and Dorothy Lail, Sisters (deceased)
  • Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews and extended familys.

Services

  • Receiving of Friends Monday, August 5, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Monday, August 5, 2019

Memories

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Nicci Haas

August 3, 2019

Such a wonderful man and most definitely one of a kind. I will miss him, all of his jokes and all the stories he loved to share.
Prayers for the family during this time.

With love,
His favorite nurse

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Biography

Charles “Pop” Holmes Jr, 87, of Lenoir passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Holmes was born March 16, 1932 in Athens, Georgia to the late Felix Ferdinand and Grace Bolick Holmes.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Florence Witherspoon Holmes, brothers, Joe and Bob Holmes and sisters, Christine Bailey, Helen Carswell and Dorothy Lail.
“Pop” was a proud veteran of the United States Army and retired from the National Guard. He was employed for over 40 years as a production manager at Shuford Mills. He was known as a “Jokester”, enjoyed square dancing and was a member of the Foothills Squares. When he was younger, he enjoyed baseball and played for the American Legion.
Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members.
A Celebration of MR. Holmes life will be held on Monday, August 5, 2019 in the chapel at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home at 12:00 pm with Rev. Mark Dula officiating.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service, from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home.
Military Honors will be provided by the National Guard and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard.
The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Burial will be held privately at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lenoir.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.
Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Charles “Pop” Holmes Jr.