Mr. Holcomb died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at his residence.
Born Dec. 30, 1933, in Sautee-Nacoochee, he was a son of the late Jasper Daniel and Naomi Smith Holcomb. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Keith Dwayne Holcomb; daughters, Tammy and Cammy Holcomb; and sisters, Annie Mae Knight, Pauline Rogers and Pearl Allen.
Mr. Holcomb was a very active member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church, where he served as Sunday School teacher and director. He was also a member of Mt. Airy Masonic Lodge and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was retired from Vend Inc., and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Louise Smith Holcomb of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin Harold and Julie Holcomb of Cumming, and Brent and Crystal Holcomb of Commerce; grandchildren, Jarrett, Jayden and Jonathan Holcomb; brothers, J.D. Holcomb of Cornelia and Lawrence Holcomb of Chamblee; and sisters, Ethel Bristol of Sautee and Oma Lee Crawford of Surgoinsville, Tenn.
The Men’s and Women’s Sunday School Class served as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Hazel Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 243 Hazel Creek Church Road, Mt. Airy, GA 30563.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, January 15, 2014