A native of New Orleans and a resident of Walker, Rocky Joseph Holmes passed away, due to liver cancer in Walker on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. He was 63 years old and was self-employed. A graveside service was held at Salem Cemetery in Walker on Monday, Aug. 8. He is survived by his special companion, Diane Updegraff; daughters, Penny Lynch, Jennie Shepherd, Katie Holmes, and Kelli Hurst; son, Rocky Holmes Jr.; sister, Penny Lucci; brothers, Clifford, Ricky, Nicky, and Jimmy; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Holmes; father, Johnny Holmes Sr.; and mother, Katherine Holmes. Arrangements by Church Funeral Services, Walker 225-271-4574. www.churchfuneralservices.com.

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