James Edwin Holmes

James Edwin Holmes

September 1, 2023, 91, Goldsboro —

James Edwin Holmes, 91, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2023, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

James was born in Wayne County on August 1, 1932, to the late Lee Stephen Holmes and Selma Moye Holmes. He retired as the Criminal Justice Coordinator from North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. in Wayne Memorial Park.

James is survived by his children, Michael Holmes and wife, Beth, Ronald Parrish and wife, Faye, Douglas Parrish, Jacqueline Howell, Darrell Pennington and wife Catherine, and Tyla Aycock and husband Stephen; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Johnnie Maher.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Parrish Holmes; daughters, Cynthia Warters and Rita Daniels; and brothers, Lee Holmes and Durwood Holmes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
Kitty Askins Hospice Center
107 Handley Park Court
Goldsboro, NC 27534