2023ObituariesJames “Black” Holmes, Sr.

April 6, 2023by SealeUser16
Holmes, Robert

January 27, 1949 – April 5, 2023

Went to his eternal home on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. He was 74 years old. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, in Denham Springs, on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 9am until Celebration of Lifer Service at 11am conducted By Rev. Danny Carter. Condolences may be offered at www.sealefuneral.com




  • Marc Mouton

    April 14, 2023 at 12:30 am

    I will miss his “where ya’ at baby” when walking by his tables at the many gun shows we attended over the years. Jessie, what a gift he was and how fortunate you were work with and learn from this very good man. RIP James!


  • John Powers

    April 12, 2023 at 9:28 pm

    Very sorry to hear the passing of Mr. Holmes. I was shocked to hear as I had just saw and visited with him in Tulsa. Will be missed.


  • Michael Fraering

    April 12, 2023 at 6:04 pm

    It is with deep regret that I learned of the passing of James Holmes. It was always good to visit with him at gunshows. And he always had good and interesting items on his tables. He will be sorely missed.


  • Jaye Holmes

    April 12, 2023 at 2:24 pm

    We will never have all the answers but we do know that God is always in control.
    Praying for God to give Shirley, his loving children, all his grands the peace and comfort that only God can give. Jimmy will be missed!


  • Belinda Johnston

    April 12, 2023 at 1:53 am

    It was always nice to see James. Bruce and I will miss him, he was a good friend. Prayers for the family.


  • Michael Paul

    April 12, 2023 at 1:38 am

    He always asked how you felt, as as well as saying hello. He will be missed. Jesse, you got some big boots to fill. Love you guys.


  • Bryan and Reba

    April 11, 2023 at 11:28 pm

    This man has been like family to me for many years. He will be missed at every show.


  • Bill Martiny

    April 11, 2023 at 2:31 pm

    I enjoyed the times I ran into James at the local gun shows. He was always upbeat and pleasant company. May God rest his soul and bring comfort to his family at this time of loss.


  • Mike Williams

    April 11, 2023 at 2:18 pm

    James “Rooster Cogburn” Holmes will be missed greatly! What a great friend and co-worker at all the gun shows. A very loving man who always had a kind word. So sorry for your loss Jesse and your family.
    Your friend
    Mike Williams


  • Ralph Guerrera

    April 10, 2023 at 8:15 pm

    I have many fond memories talking to James at the gun shows. James was well liked and always had a smile and some good advice for all his many friends! May God have mercy on his soul and let perpetual light shine upon him.


  • James Snedigar

    April 9, 2023 at 3:47 pm

    I knew james from the gun shows. I always liked him. He was a fine man indeed and I will miss him. May God Bless James and his family.

    Jim Snedigar


  • Mike Baker

    April 8, 2023 at 11:43 pm

    I am shocked and saddened at the news of Jame’s passing. I always enjoyed seeing James and Jesse at the TGCA shows. They were great. James will certainly be missed and my sincere condolences go out to his family. God bless.


  • Bruce Wamsley

    April 8, 2023 at 11:42 am

    I will miss him very much, he was a good man and father, and my friend, I’ll miss you like a brother may the good Lord welcome you ,Bruce


  • John Thompson

    April 7, 2023 at 11:56 pm

    John and I are so saddened by the news of James passing. He was such a kind, sweet, loving man, always such a gentleman. We always looked forward to seeing him and we will truly miss him. Our prayers and heartfelt condolences for the family, especially Jesse.
    With Our Deepest Sympathy,
    Faye and John Thompson


  • Georgia Clark

    April 7, 2023 at 3:13 pm

    This man was a second father to me. I’m so very sorry to all of you guys. Cindee and family I love y’all.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



1720 S. Range Ave.
Denham Springs, Louisiana 70726
(225) 664-4143


20335 Texas St.
Livingston, Louisiana 70786
(225) 686-7221