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Joseph Elwood Holmes: Conway

1930 – 2020

     Joseph Elwood Holmes of Conway passed away on Sunday, June 28, at his home. He was 89.

     Mr. Holmes was born July 12, 1930 in Conway to the late William Daggett Holmes and the late Mary Gause Holmes. He was the owner and operator of El Dorado motel and was of the Baptist faith.

     Survivors include his son, Richard “Ricky” Elwood Holmes and wife, Gail of Conway; four grandchildren, Amy Wisdom, Joseph Holmes, Garrett Holmes, and Lauren Skipper; eight great-grandchildren, Emma Grace, Josiah, Charlie, Chase, Chapin, Rory, Sidney Rose, and Wesley Elwood; and two sisters, Ruby Inez Germroth of Charleston, and Jessie Lee Delaney of Myrtle Beach.

     Mr. Holmes was predeceased by his wife, Madeline Inman Holmes; a son, Joseph Anthony Holmes; and brother, William “Buddy” Daggett Holmes, Jr.

     Services will be private.

     A guest register is available here.