Andrew Holmes

Phoenix, AZ — 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 Masters Degree. After pursuit of various life interests, he worked at Axion International in New Castle, PA 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, OH, and Cade Holmes of North Lima, OH, and a sister, Aurora Holmes of North Lima, OH; his maternal grandfather, Jack Gould of Salem, OH; and two nephews, Wyatt and Jude Holmes.

Andrew was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Bernard J. and Gertrude E. Holmes of Clymer, NY, and his maternal grandmother, Ruth Gould of Salem, OH.

The funeral service will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, January 15th, at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home, East Palestine, OH. Friends will be received from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14th, and on Monday, January 15th, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. A time of fellowship will follow the funeral service.

Arrangements were with the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home, East Palestine.