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A Celebration of Jacob “Jake” Edwin Holmes’ Life, age 27, of Jasper, Texas will be at 3:30 p.m., Monday, June 14, 2021 at the Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Jasper, Texas. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2021 at the funeral home.

Jacob “Jake” Edwin Holmes died on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. A native and lifelong resident of Jasper, Texas, “Jake” loved to ride four-wheelers, fishing, working on cars and repairing anything that needed repairing. Jake would always go out of his way to help people. His goal in life was to be a DPS officer.

He is survived by his wife Paula Jones of Jasper, TX; parents, Jacob and Shannan Holmes of Jasper, TX; grandparents, Annette (Morton) Lauber Neel and husband Mike of Jasper, TX; daughter, Kenzlie Elaine Jones of Jasper, TX; sister, Meagan Annette Holmes Lamoreaux and husband Daniel of Jasper, TX; mother-in-law, Mary Oatman of Jasper, TX; sister-in-law, Destanie Knighten of Jasper, TX; brother-in-law, Joseph Knighten of Jasper, TX; one nephew, Samuel Christopher Lamoreaux of Jasper, TX. Jacob is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerryl Lauber; Yak “Jacob” and Jackie Holmes.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Anayat House, 1025 N 14th., Beaumont, Texas 77702.

Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.