Funeral services for Tony Holmes age 57 of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Holt officiating. Interment will follow at Conner Cemetery with Todd Holmes, Mike Tucker, Steve Eppars, Jay Eppars, Rick Harrison, Robert Romans and Wynton Lewis serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer is Tony Giles. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Tony passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 27, 1958 in Paris, the son of Elmer Joe and Lulla Ellen (Landers) Holmes. He married Sheri Renee Eppars on December 8, 1979 in Commerce. He was a truck driver and of the Church of Christ faith.
He is survived by his wife; daughter, Jennifer Ricketson and husband, Jason of Sulphur Springs; son, Jay Holmes and wife, Valerie of LaFayette, LA; grandchildren, Shelbi Ricketson, Colton Ricketson, Emma Holmes and Ethan Holmes; mother and step-father, Lulla Hill and husband, L.C. of Cooper and sister, Jana Choate and husband, Bill of Cooper.
He is preceded in death by his father.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Conner Cemetery Association, c/o Jimmy Duncan, 11531 FM 69 N, Sulphur Bluff, Texas 75481.