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Marcellus Holmes

Marcellus Daniel "Big Moe" Holmes III

Thursday, July 4th, 1974 - Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Obituary

Marcellus Daniel Holmes, III, affectionately known as “Big Moe” and “Coach Holmes”, was born on July 4, 1974 to Darthula Miller (Leon) and the late Marcellus Daniels Holmes, Jr. Marcellus attended Paxon Senior High School and graduated in 1992.

Marcellus was awarded a scholarship to Savannah State University. He went on to become a National Football League player with the New England Patriots.

Marcellus worked at Daniel Memorial as a counselor. He also worked at Florida State College at Jacksonville as a GED teacher. While working as a football and track coach at Atlantic Coast High School, he later became a Mental Health Counselor. Marcellus loved children. He was an advocate for all of the students he taught and coached. His biggest achievement was being a mentor on and off the field and sending multiple athletes to college that he coached and mentored.

Marcellus was preceded in death by his father, Marcellus Daniel Holmes, Jr. and grandparents, Morris and Margaret Brooks. He is survived by his children, Marisa Holmes Sampson and Marcellus Daniel Holmes, IV; his loving and devoted mother and stepfather, Darthula and Leon Miller; sisters, Tracy Jones (Wilfried) and Erica Davis; special cousin, Percinia D. Lester; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, cousins, and friends.

The funeral service for Marcellus Daniel Holmes III "Big Moe" will be held 11:00 am Friday, July 10th, 2020 at the Trumpet In Zion Fellowship 6007 Seaboard Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32244. The visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 pm, Thursday, July 9th, 2020 at the Funerals by T.S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Edgewood Cemetery. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Funerals by T.S. Warden
    Address
    4315 North Main Street
    Jacksonville, FL 32206
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  • Service

    Friday, July 10th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, July 10th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Trumpet In Zion Fellowship
    Address
    6007 Seaboard Avenue
    Jacksonville, Florida 32244
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    Officiant
    McCoy
  • Interment

    Friday, July 10th, 2020 |
    When
    Friday, July 10th, 2020
    Location
    Edgewood Cemetery
    Address
    4519 Edgewood Drive
    JACKSONVILLE, FL 32219
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Keisha Streeter McClendon

Posted at 10:31pm
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Wayne and Keisha
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Janice Nelson

Posted at 04:39pm
Darthula, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family . Love Janice Nelson and Family
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Posted at 10:44am
Condolences from all your coaching friends and staff from Atlantic Coast High School. We love you Marcellus Moe Holmes!
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Posted at 08:04pm
Darthula, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Janice Nelson & Family
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Doug Standard

Posted at 02:48pm
You will be missed, Marcellus, you brought help and joy to countless kids and families while representing Daniel Kids, thank you!

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