Rockey Allen Holmes 34, of Upperglade, WV, died suddenly April 5, 2011 on Williams River, near Cowen. He was born in Richwood, WV on December 29, 1976, son of Rocky and Tammy Holmes of Tioga, WV. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Melvin and Glenda Mullins.
Rockey was a loving and devoted husband and father who will be missed deeply. He enjoyed working on automobiles, he was an avid car enthusiast, driving cars as fast as they would go, racing, NASCAR, 4-wheeling in the mud and having fun with friends. Most of all he enjoyed having Haley and Daddy day with his daughter.
He is survived and carried on in spirit and heart by his wife, Crystal (Wayne) Holmes of Upperglade; daughter, Haley Holmes, at home; parents, Rockey and Tammy Holmes of Tioga, WV; sister, Tamera (Dale) Cottrill of Bristol, TN; grandmother-in-law, Margaret Wayne of Cowen, WV; nephew, Evan Wayne of Cowen and niece, Hannah Wayne of Cowen.
Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen, WV with Rev. James Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in Mack Wayne Cemetery, Cowen, WV. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday at the Funeral Home.