Robert Benjamin "Ben" Holmes

Born: Wed., Mar. 17, 1982
Died: Thu., Apr. 2, 2020


Family to do services at later date


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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Robert Benjamin (Ben) Holmes, age 38, on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, Robert Benjamin (Ben) Holmes, loving husband and father of two sons, passed away at age 38.

 

A private celebration of his life will be held at a later date.  

 

Ben was born on March 17, 1982 in Statesboro, GA to Stanley and Tammy Holmes. After graduating Lexington High School in the year 2000, he went on to receive his associates degree in science, with a speciality in chemical analysis, from Midlands Technical College. Ben was also a graduate of the welding program at Lincoln Technical Institute.  He was a welder by trade.  On January 1, 2005 he married Lindsay Holmes.  Ben and Lindsay have two precious children, Logan and Jonathan.  Ben inherited his passion for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team from his grandfather, Bennie Sinquefield. He was also passionate about his love for Christ and used this love to help the homeless and those in need. He was an avid Marvel comic book collector and Wolverine was his favorite character.  His family and friends admired his intelligent mind, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit.

Ben was preceded in death by his cousin, Jonathan Fields; his maternal grandparents, Bennie and Barbara Sinquefield; and paternal grandparents, Robert Lewis Holmes and Gladys Fagler.  

Survivors:

His Wife: Lindsay of Lexington, SC

His Sons: Logan and Jonathan of Swainsboro, GA

His Brother and Sister-In-Law: Adam and Amanda Holmes of Hephzibah, GA

His parents: Stanley and Tammy Holmes of Swainsboro, GA

A very loving extended family that includes;

His Uncles and Aunts: Roscoe and Jeanette Lewis of Midville, GA and Andy and Kellie Sinquefield of Bonaire, GA

Donations in his memory may be made to the following organizations:

Transitions Homeless Center, 2025 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201 www.transitionssc.org

New Beginnings in Christ, 113 Augusta Road, Garfield, GA  30425 www.nbicrecovery.org

First Baptist Church Swainsboro, 240 West Main Street, Swainsboro, GA  30401 www.fbcswainsboro.org

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Darryl Cooper
   Posted Sat April 04, 2020
I pray God will be with Stanley, Tammie, and the rest of the family. The entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless each of you during this most difficult time.

Darryl Cooper
Westerville, OH

Brad and Theresa Hanley
   Posted Sun April 05, 2020
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you Stanley and Tammy and family. May God shine his light on you and give you comfort.

Jana FaglerNunn
   Posted Sun April 05, 2020
We just got back from lake. We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you Tammy and Stanley and the boys.

Libby & Donnie White
   Posted Sun April 05, 2020
Tammy & Stanley, We are so very sorry to hear about Ben. You & your family are in our thoughts & prayers and may God wrap you with His Strength & His Love. Much love and many hugs from us to you❤️
Libby & Donnie

Zena Wood
   Posted Wed April 08, 2020
My prayers are with the family at this time. Know that even at this difficult time the Lord is near and truly cares for you.

Alan Jones
   Posted Thu April 09, 2020
I am very sorry for your loss Ben and me were friends for a very long time and he will be missed