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Bryant Glenn Holmes, Sr.

October 5, 1930 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Bryant Holmes, Sr. Obituary

Bryant Glenn Holmes of Fayetteville passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at the age of 93.

Bryant was born in Montgomery County, Texas, on October 5, 1930, to the late Bowman and Thelma Riggs Holmes. Bryant married JoAnn Gilbert in 1956 and lived in Conroe, Texas. On Labor Day, 1960, they moved to Fayetteville, where Bryant took a job at the Fayetteville Observer as an engraver. He retired from the newspapers in the mid-1980s. Throughout his life, Bryant showed others his love for the Lord. He ministered locally and abroad. He was a shining example of a Christian. Throughout the week, he would volunteer with the Fayetteville Area Operation Inasmuch. Bryant proudly served in the United States Air Force.

Bryant was always active. From Haiti to Mexico, he found the most joy in serving others. He taught Sunday school at Westminister Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville. Bryant enjoyed cooking and tending to his garden. 

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Faye Holmes Howard.

He leaves behind his wife, JoAnn Holmes; his daughter, Kimberly Huggins and her husband, Ron of White, GA; his sons, Scott Holmes and his wife, Sandy of Supply, Kelly Holmes and his wife, Crystal of Winston Salem; Bryant Holmes and his wife, Wendi of Fayetteville; his grandchildren, Philip Holmes, Ryan Huggins, Andrew, David, and Henry Holmes; his great-grandchildren, Evan and Lera Dayne Holmes.

A memorial service will begin at 1:00 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Westminister Presbyterian Church, 2505 Village Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28304.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. They will also receive friends in the fellowship hall following the memorial service.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2505 Village Dr
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Memorial Service
Saturday
February 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2505 Village Dr
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Reception
Saturday
February 24, 2024

1:45 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2505 Village Dr
Fayetteville, NC 28304

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