February 27, 1962 - June 14, 2022
Leon Holmes, “Nig”, “Big Poppa”, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at his residence. He attended Riverside High School. Leon was a brick mason for many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Washington Hills where he sang in the Male Chorus. He was preceded in death by his father, Leon Moore; mother, Martha Holmes; stepfather, James Holmes; brothers, Robert, James, and David Holmes; aunts, Roberta Bynum, Gustavia Davis, Helen Pollard, and Lorene Moore; uncle, Matthew Moore; and mother-in-law, Alma Murphy. Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Charity Diane Holmes; daughters, LaKiesha Holmes and Shameka Holmes (Phillip), both of Indianapolis, IN; stepson, Marcus (Carlita) Simon of Chattanooga; 4 grandchildren; father-in-law, Sylvester Murphy of Chattanooga; brothers, Walter Holmes of Chattanooga and Charlie Holmes of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Martha Holmes, Mary (Johnny) McClain, Bertha (Douglas) Thomas, and Priscilla Green, all of Chattanooga; brothers-in-law, Robert and James Murphy, both of Chattanooga; sister-in-law, Carolyn Justice (Tracy) of Chattanooga; uncles, Thomas Benson of Indianapolis, IN and John Lee Moore of Chattanooga; aunts, Mildred Benson of Indianapolis, and Hennie Wade of Chattanooga; close cousins, DeBorah Benson of Indianapolis and Debra Moore of Chattanooga; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and close friends. Pastor Ronnie Bullard will serve as the eulogist. Directions to Live Stream: 1. Go to Your Facebook Page 2. Type: taylorfuneralhomeofchattanooga 3. Click 'Like' or Thumbs Up 4. Scroll down to view the service.
Leon Holmes, “Nig”, “Big Poppa”, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at his residence. He attended Riverside High School. Leon was a brick mason for many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church... View Obituary & Service Information
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