Ronald Dean ‘Runt’ Holmes

Published 9:37 am Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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Mr. Ronald Dean “Runt” Holmes, 39, of Lexington, died on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

He was born on Sept. 15, 1981 in Forsyth County to Eugene Michael Shouse and the late Tonya Marie Holmes.

He loved riding motorcycles and working the fish tables.  He adored his children and loved preparing meals for them.

He was also preceded in death by: a brother, Kenneth Holmes; a grandfather, A.V. Holmes Sr.; and an aunt, Samantha Holmes.

Survivors: his wife of 12 years, Jessica Bice Holmes of the home; his children, Alexis Nicole Holmes, Haley Holmes, Kenneth Aden Holmes, Landon Holmes, and Paisley Holmes; Carmahn and Constance Jackson, who thought of him as a dad; a special cousin who he thought of as a sister, Audrey Maria Coble; a sister, Kayla Nicole Shouse; a grandchild, Jordan Holmes-Frazier; a grandmother, Norma Gill; an aunt, Angel Hutchens (Mark); and an uncle, A.V. Holmes Jr; his spiritual mother, Karen Gilbert; longtime friend, Eddie Harmon; longtime special friend, Melanie Gilbert.

A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at Gospel Light Baptist Church Cemetery in Walkertown.