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Jacob Hunter Holmes, 24

HAMPSTEAD — Jacob Hunter Holmes, age 24, of Hampstead, NC passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2023.

He was born on November 2, 1998 in Boone, NC to Zackary Sutton Holmes and Michael Robbins Owen.

Jacob was raised in Watauga County, NC. He put his heart and passion into everything he did. Jacob was artistic in nature and enjoyed playing guitar. He cared about people and always put everyone first. Jacob loved the mountains, snowboarding, skateboarding, welding, fishing and cars. Most of all, he loved his daughter, family and friends.

Jacob is survived by his father, Zackary Sutton Holmes (Jenny); mother, Michael Robbins Owen (Michael); daughter, Ava Ashley Holmes; girlfriend and mother of Ava, Victoria Shaw; sisters, AnnMarie Owen and Maggie Holmes; maternal grandparents, Judy Joyner Watson and Bill Robbins (Carolyn); paternal grandparents, Ray and Marsha Holmes, and Lois Owen; aunts and uncles, Kevin Owen, Stephanie Snyder (Steve), Ellen Peterson (Jeremy), Molly Robertson (Brad), Cody Holmes, Sarah Sparks (Travis), Don Watson III (Sandra), and Denise Goudy (Michael); and his beloved dog, Champ.

Jacob was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Don Watson, Jr. and Bertram John Owen III.

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