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Charles Hugh Holcomb

June 17, 1930 ~ December 27, 2018 (age 88)


Charles Hugh Holcomb, 88, of Calhoun, died Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Gordon Hospital. He was born in Gordon County on June 17, 1930, son of the late William Hugh and Ethel Elizabeth Henderson Holcomb. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Scotty Smith.


Charles was a 1948 graduate of Belwood School. He was a veteran, serving his country in the United States Air Force. Charles was retired from Lockheed, and had served on the Gordon County Board of Commissioners.


Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Patsy Dempsey Holcomb; his sons and daughters-in-law, David and Nancy Holcomb, and Alan and Angie Holcomb, all of Calhoun; his daughters and son-in-law, Diane and Larry Wright, and Mary Ellen Smith, all of Calhoun; his sister and brother-in-law, Johnnie and Marvin Taylor of Calhoun; grandchildren, Chad Wright, Kimberly Nation, Andrea Burris, Matthew Holcomb, Hugh Holcomb, Allison Davis, Courtney Tatum, Caroline Tatum, and Daniel Tatum; and great-grandchildren, Kayla Holcomb, Kelsey Holcomb, Hudson Holcomb, Madison Butler, Thomas Butler, Brantley Nation, Owen Butler, Carson Burris, Hayden Burris, Natalie Nation, Ben Nation, Nate Nation, Haleigh Peek, Charley Davis, and Milley Davis.


Services to honor the life of Charles Hugh Holcomb will be held Monday, December 31st at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, with Alan Holcomb and Rev. Eddie Brannon officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Fain Cemetery. Pallbearers serving are Grandsons and Grandsons-in-law, and include, Chad Wright, Matthew Holcomb, Hugh Holcomb, Brian Nation, Mark Burris, and Andrew Davis. Honorary pallbearers are Great-grandsons, and include, Brantley Nation, Thomas Butler, Ben Nation, Owen Butler, Nate Nation, Carson Burris, Hayden Burris, and Hudson Holcomb.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, December 30th from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.


Condolences may be left at Funeral arrangements for Charles Hugh Holcomb are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.

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