Share This Obituary
Send Flowers
flowers logo

Memories & Candles

“I Miss You Very Much!! ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Allison Holmes

“I miss you Daddy, lots and lots. I love you to the end of the world and back. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Heather - Clyde, NC - Daughter

“Hey Freddy , I am so sorry we went different directions in this life. You were a great brother. I will catch up with you on the other side. I love...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: John Holmes - Arlington,, TX

“I love you daddy, always and forever. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Heather - Clyde, NC - Daughter

“Heather and Allison..So sorry..God Bless you..hugs and love to you.. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Glenda Smith - Waynesville, NC

“I just wanted to let all of the family know that I have each one of you in my thoughts and prayers. God be with you during this difficult time. ...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Gayla Jones - Lake Junaluska, NC

“Heather and Allison, I am so sorry for your loss.If there is anything I can do, I am here for you both.. Prayers and loving thoughts your way Linda ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Tollefson - waynesville, NC

“I am truly sorry for the Holmes family and their loss. He was a great guy, always had a smile and always wanted to make others smile.... My sympathy...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Vince Cordell - Canton, NC

“Heather and Allison, I am sorry and if there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to let me know. My love and prayers will continue to be...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Pam Montgomery - Waynesville, NC


Canton-Frederick Walter Holmes, Jr., 58 passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2012, at his residence. He was born on June 16, 1954, to Frederick Sr. and Jean Grandin Holmes. Frederick enjoyed gardening, Star Trek, fishing, golfing, watching movies, walking in the woods, and hanging out with the dogs, (Gracie and Buster). He had a big heart and had an ambition to be a forest ranger. Frederick also enjoyed cooking and baking for his family and friends.
Left to cherish his memory in addition to his parents are his daughter, Heather Wright (Brad) and her mother Allison; his brother, John Holmes; his sister, Susan Timpson; and two nieces, Elizabeth and Kristin.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 5, 2012, at Longs Chapel United Methodist Church with the Reverend Kelly Dotson and the Reverend Dr. Charles Wilson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Liver Foundation 39 Broadway, Suite 2700 New York, NY 10006, or to SARGE'S 256 Industrial Park Road Waynesville, NC 28786.

Garrett Funerals and Cremations is honored to be caring for the Holmes family.