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Ricky Lynn HOLMES

Whitehall Cemetery
Woodruff County,

November 30, 1953 - May 7, 2008

North side

Ricky Lynn Holmes, resident of Turner, Arkansas and former resident of the McCrory area, died Wednesday morning. He was 54 years of age.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2008 in Whitehall Cemetery with Brother Charles Holmes, officiating. Thompson-Wilson Funeral Directors will be in charge of arrangements.

Ricky was born in Fair Oaks, on November 30, 1953, the son of the late Richard and Lorrean Askins Holmes. He attended Fair Oaks and Wynne Schools and was married on November 25, 2003 to the former Nancy Russell who survives. Ricky was a riverboat pilot and loved being on the river, whether it be working, fishing or rescuing people from the rushing waters. He enjoyed tinkering and building things and he loved the outdoors and always said that is where he felt the closest to God.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Russell Holmes of Turner; two sons, Richard and Mike Holmes of Harrisburg; one stepdaughter, Evelyn Monroe of West Helena; a brother, Jerry "Boogie" Holmes of McCrory; four sisters, Nell Holmes of Atlanta, GA, Sandra Blevins and Peggy Jackson of McCrory and Beverly Addington of Newport; one grandson, Nathan Patterson of West Helena and one granddaughter, Gracie Holmes of Harrisburg.

Contributed on 3/8/10 by pam_don202
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Submitted: 3/8/10 • Approved: 3/8/10 • Last Updated: 8/8/12 • R296063-G0-S3

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