Eldridge Hinton Holmes Jr., 71, of Peridot, Ariz. passed away on May 4, 2019 in Mesa, Ariz.
He was born in San Carlos, Ariz. on Dec. 26, 1947 to Rhoda Hinton Holmes and Eldridge Fisher Holmes Sr. Eldridge was an active outdoorsman who loved to hunt and spend time with his beloved family. He was employed as a maintenance man for the Tribal Unity Authority until his untimely sudden death.
Eldridge is preceded in death by his mother Rhoda Hinton Holmes, his son Shannon Robin Holmes, his sister Pamela Renee Holmes Gonzales and his nephew Mario Aaron Phillips.
Eldridge is survived by the mother of his children, Diane Marie Holmes of Los Angeles, Calif., his son Eldridge Ralph Holmes III, of Los Angeles, Calif., Vanessa Rhoda Holmes Deharo, Cheryl Renee Holmes Nungaray of Los Angeles, Calif., his sibling Pastor Ralph Holmes of San Carlos, Ariz, Jason Darwin Holmes, David Anthony Holmes of Los Angeles, Calif., and Janice Holmes, Delores Gail Holmes Victor, Darlene Faye Holmes Rambler, all of San Carlos, Ariz.
His grandsons Jamie Abel Holmes, Anthony Ryan Holmes, granddaughters Angel Rhoda Holmes, Danielle Selah Holmes, Diane Rebecca Holmes, Crystal Rachel Holmes, Samantha Renae Holmes, Frankie Romero Holmes, Anthony Leslie Holmes, Marcus Ron Victor, Steven Charlies Phillips of San Carlos, Ariz. and Jayme Darwin Holmes of Phoenix, Ariz. His nieces Karen Renee Holmes of Las Vegas, NV, Jaynae Dee Holmes, Augustina Dosela of San Carlos, AZ and Kimberly Dosela of Mesa, Ariz. And many other relatives from San Carlos, Ariz., Whiteriver, Ariz., Bylas, Ariz., Parker, Ariz., Los Angeles, Calif., Albuquerque, NM, and Denver, Colo.
The family of the late Eldridge H. Holmes Jr. would like to thank everyone for their kind words and prayers during their time of loss.