PHOENIX, Arizona (Formerly New Waterford, Ohio) – Andrew H. Holmes, 31, formerly of New Waterford, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Andrew was born February 17, 1986, a son of Robert J. and Cheryl A. (Gould) Holmes and was a 2004 graduate of Crestview High School. He received his bachelor’s of science from Youngstown State University in biology then began his master’s degree.
After pursuit of various life interests, he worked at Axion International in New Castle, Pennsylvania as a research and design scientist in the energy storage field. He moved to Arizona in July 2016 and began working for Fluidic Energy where he worked as a systems test engineer. He enjoyed his career and the world travel that came with it.
Whether it be his education, career, rugby, friends or other life interests, he lived with an unbridled passion.
Besides his parents, Robert and Cheryl Holmes of Leetonia, he is survived by two brothers, Cody (Sarah) Holmes of Leetonia, Ohio and Cade Holmes of North Lima, Ohio and a sister, Aurora Holmes of North Lima, Ohio; his maternal grandfather, Jack Gould of Salem, Ohio and two nephews, Wyatt and Jude Holmes.
Andrew was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Bernard J. and Gertrude E. Holmes of Clymer, New York and his maternal grandmother, Ruth Gould of Salem, Ohio.
The funeral service will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, January 15, at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home, East Palestine, Ohio.
Friends will be received from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14 and on Monday, January 15, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
A time of fellowship will follow the funeral service.
A television tribute will air Friday, January 12 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.