J.C. Holmes II
December 10, 1982 ‒ May 17, 2017
J.C. Holmes II, age 34, of Newark, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He was born on December 10, 1982 in Newark, Ohio. J.C. managed the Mount Vernon HER Realtors Community office and was an auctioneer at RES Auction Services in Millersburg.
J.C. was a 2001 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication from Ohio University. He would later earn his Master’s in Business Administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management. J.C. was a member of the National Association of Realtors, Knox County and Columbus Board of Realtors.
In his free time he enjoyed traveling and was an avid car and truck enthusiast that was always looking for his next purchase. J.C. was a dedicated fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns. He took great pride in his job and really enjoyed helping his clients meet their needs. J.C. will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife Jenna (Parks) Holmes; his parents, Jack Holmes of Mount Vernon and Cheri (Cannon) Burke of Mount Vernon; maternal grandparents, Judy Jadwin of Mount Vernon and Richard (Linda) Cannon Sr. of Howard; two brothers, Ryan (Tasha) Holmes and Tyler Holmes both of Mount Vernon; nieces and nephews, Caden Holmes, Ryan Holmes, Reagahn Parks and Reese Parks; father and mother-in-law, Warren and Jeanne Parks; brother and sister-in-law, Travis and Helena Parks. He is also survived by his beloved canine companions, Buckeye, Willie, Thunder, Windy, Kaley and Coco.
J.C. was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Laura and Norbert Holmes.
Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. The family will observe a private burial. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of J.C. Holmes II.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Animal Shelter, 285 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050, the Mental Health and Recovery of Licking and Knox Counties at www.mhrlk.org or the Ladies Amvets Auxiliary, 200 W. Ohio Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com