Robert Lee “R.L.” Holmes, 79, of Hendersonville, and Pompano Beach, FL, passed away Friday, May 21, 2010, at Pardee Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Lancaster Holmes; a son, James Roy Holmes of Tampa, FL; a step-son, Michael Nix and his wife Joyce of Monett, Missouri; a sister, Betty Nelson of Tampa, FL; two granddaughters, Holly Lee Davis and Dawn Wiley; and four great-grandchildren, Alex Smith, Mikayla Smith, Tabatha Davis and Alison Wiley.
A funeral will be at 4:00 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary. Dr. Bryan Melton will officiate. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 3-4 pm Sunday in the chapel.
Memorials cab be sent to Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 29, Edneyville, NC 28727.