Obituary for Shaun Holmes Jr.
The call was sudden, the shock severe
We little thought the time was near
Those who have lost, can only tell
The pain of parting without farewell!
Shaun Antwan Holmes, Jr., 19, of Statesville, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 17, 2017. He was born on December 21, 1999, and was the son of Gracie Farrar Holmes Swint and the late Shaun Antwan Holmes, Sr.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his step-father, Wilford Swint of the home; two brothers, Tyreke Holmes; and Zion Mock, both of Statesville; one sister, Tiffany Holmes; one nephew, Tyreke Holmes, Jr.; grandparents, Geneva Farrar of Statesville, Dekota Farrar of Statesville, Thomas McWhorter of Statesville and Gene and Diane Harris, both of Savannah, Ga.; and a host of aunts, Annette (Gary) Blackwood of Statesville and Shannon Holmes of Atlanta, Georgia; uncles, Jimmy Farrar of Statesville, Carlton (Angelette) Holmes of Charleston, S. C., D. J. Holmes of Savannah, Georgia; uncles, cousins, neighbors, and friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at the Christian Outreach of the Piedmont. Glenn J. Usry is Pastor, Bishop AlJamel Stephens will officiate and Pastor Harrison Gillespie will eulogize. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery.
Mr. Holmes will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home until taken to the church to lie in state at 10:30 a.m. Members of the family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.
Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Holmes at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Shaun Antwan Holmes, Jr.