Michael Holmes, age 45 passed away on November 24, 2019. A gathering of friends and family will be held at the Elks Lodge #969, 1720 N. Montana Ave., Roswell, New Mexico, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon. Interment will follow at 2:00 PM, at Woodbine Cemetery, Artesia, NM. Please join us in the celebration of his life.
Michael Holmes was born on May 15, 1974 in Roswell, New Mexico to Lori Holmes Earnest and Shawn Edward Holmes. He grew up attending school in Roswell and later moved to Midland, Texas where he started his life-long career in the oil-field business. Michael’s greatest joy was raising his children, watching his sons play baseball, taking them fishing, spending time with his family and horse-back riding. He was a lover of all animals.
Michael is survived by his mother Lori Holmes Earnest of Roswell, NM, his two sons Jordon Holmes, Jacob Holmes and his wife Sarah and their son Jaxon Michael of Midland,
TX, step-daughter Cortney Giddings and children Chandler, Corbin and Camdyn of Abilene, TX, his grandmother, Georgia Ferrin of Roswell, NM, uncles Warren Odom and wife Lorraine of Rio Rancho, NM, Carey Odom and wife Angie of Roswell, NM, and numerous cousins and extended family.
Michael is Preceded in death by many loved ones whom he is now reunited with in peace and joy. His beautiful dancing blue eyes and infectious laugh will be forever remembered in our hearts.
This tribute was written in Michael’s honor by his family.