Rufus Edward Holmes


Rufus Edward Holmes, age 62, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020 at Sycamore Run in Millersburg, Ohio. Rufus was born on February 24, 1958 in Saint Louis, MO to the late Johnny Holmes and Ruby Holmes. He graduated from Mansfield Senior High School.
Rufus is survived by brother Elijah Holmes; sisters Patricia Brown, Estelle Holmes Reeves (John) Scarberry and Robin Haynes; special cousin Pastor Martina (Duke) Goins and a host of nieces, nephews, other cousins and friends. Visitation 8:30am and Funeral 9:30 am, Saturday January 2, 2021 at New Community Temple COGIC. Interment at Mansfield Cemetery Association.

Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio. To order flowers and offer condolences to the Holmes Family, visit

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