Mr. Lawrence Larry Holmes, Jr., age 59, a resident of Chattanooga, Tennessee passed away Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Roane Medical Center, Harriman, Tennessee. He was born February 20, 1963, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was a carpenter in the construction industry. Larry graduated from Brainerd High School in Chattanooga, class of 1981. Larry was a carefree, happy-go-lucky person who was genuine and free-hearted, always checking on his family, no matter what it took. He loved his family dearly, and was especially proud to be an uncle to several nephews and a niece. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Larry Holmes, Sr. & Eltha Nadean Collier Holmes, and grandparents, Elder Rue & Katheryn Eskridge, and Rev. Elbert Nathaniel & Virginia Collier.
Sister: Stephanie Ann Holmes of Columbus, GA
Brother: Gregory Lebron Holmes of Chattanooga, TN
Sister: Monica Sharell Holmes Delk of Kingston, TN
Aunts & Uncles: Inora Wellington of Chattanooga, TN
Mae Gabriel (Glenn) of Rockwood, TN
Mary Kilgo (William) of Rockwood, TN
Roy Eskridge (Jan) of Rockwood, TN
Margaret Collier of Harriman, TN
Deb Hill Hall of Harriman, TN
Betty Bowers (Bud) of Cincinnati, OH
Sallie Collier of Harriman, TN
Nephews: Dexter Mines, Jr.
Czo Xiaz Cooley
Niece: Kimberly Holmes
Special Cousin: Bruce Wellington of Chattanooga, TN
And several other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Saturday, August 27, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Rev. William Hall officiating and Rev. Steven Womack officiating. Committal services and interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, Tennessee.