MR. WILLIAM EUGENE (GENE) HOLCOMB, age 84, of Farmersville Road-Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday (December 23, 2008) morning in the local nursing home. A native Chattooga Countian He was born to the late Zenas Eugene and Ruby Naomi Hawkins Holcomb on September 29, 1924. Mr. Holcomb was Baptist by Faith, retired Supervisor in the Inspection Department of Georgia Rug Mill, and a Veteran of WW II serving in the U. S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife the late Jewell Inez Arthur Holcomb.
Surviving are daughter and son-in-law-Rebecca H. and Ben Dunaway; son and daughter-in-law-William Joe and Judy Holcomb; step daughter and spouce-Linda and Cecil Terry of Armuchee; sisters-Dorthea (Dot) Scoggins of Subligna and Elaine Teems of Fairfax, S.C.; grandson-Ben F. Dunaway, Jr.; step grandchildren-Daryell Lawson of ALA., Gary Dollar-U.S. Army Spec., Kim Hill and Cindy Mitchell both of ALA.; several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday (December 27th) at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Johnson officiating, interment in Greenhills Memory Garden. Active Pallbearers were Clint Hunter, Jeff Owings, Keith Scoggins, Mark Scoggins, Kevin Scoggins and Kyle Scoggins. Honorary Pallbearers were Jim Hunter, Dock Scoggins, Larry Martin, Bill Spear, Bill Hawkins, Bobby Hawkins, Shorty Hawkins, and Dennis Howard.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.
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