Larry Randolph Holmes, Sr, 84, of Mechanicsville went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 21, 2022.
Larry was a devoted husband, father, friend and loved by many. Larry was a retired truckdriver. He was a member and deacon at Mechanicsville Baptist Church where he was a member of the King’s Men Sunday School class. Larry belonged to the Virginia Baptist Disaster Team and enjoyed many mission trips.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Mildred Stewart Holmes; three sons, Larry Holmes Jr (Ruby) and their daughter Nicole; Stuart L. Holmes (Jane) and their children, Josh, Darian and Desi Lee, and Scott R. Holmes (Sharon) and their children and great grandchildren Justin Holmes (Kelsey and their children Cayson, Jaxson, Lawson and Taytum), Meredith (Addison and their daughter Beckett), Lauren (Josh and their children Liam and Ellie) and Ashlee (Blake and their children Bryce and Chase); and five siblings, Miriam Old Coyote, Michael Holmes (Anne), Margaret Jones (Norman), Gordon Holmes (Patsy) and Andrea Harris. He was preceded in death by three brothers, three sisters, and a grandson, Larry Holmes III (Trey).
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 26 at Affinity Funeral Service – Mechanicsville Chapel, 8074 Mechanicsville Tnpk, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
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Larry will surely be missed. He was a true man if God. Keeping the family in prayer.
I will always remember my brother as having a caring and loving heart. Gentle, but strong. During this difficult time, my prayers are with my brother’s wife, Mildred, children, and grandchildren. With Love, Your Sister – Miriam Old Coyote
Uncle Larry will be missed. I recall memories and stories (from family) of his commitment to the Creator, service to community, kindness and generosity. We wish him peace on his journey to the next camp, itchik hawassdéewia (good journey).
Wes and Mary Lynne Old Coyote
We will truly miss seeing Mr. Holmes.
Mrs. Mildred & family have our deepest condolences.
Yvette & Lorenzo Rustin
I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your loved one. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.