Eugene Holcombe, 82, of Avilla passed away Aug. 2. He was born Nov. 21, 1929, in Tallapoosa, Ga., to the late Charlie and Ruby Carter Holcombe.
Eugene was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Marie Holcombe; two sons, Larry and Gary Holcombe; a daughter, Peggy Thompson; and grandchildren, Jimmy Holcombe and Jamie Lynn Thompson.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Milks Holcombe of Avilla; four sons, Harold “Bo” Holcombe of Benton, Anthony Holcombe and wife Sandra of Alexander, Jimmy Holcombe and wife Jone of Benton, and Charles Shannon Holcombe of Alexander; a sister, Ruth Chany of Oregon; grandchildren, Heather Joslin, Jeremy Reeves, Michael Reeves, Melissa Holcombe, Denny Holcombe, Jamie Lee Holcombe, Klarissa Holcombe, Kasey Holcombe, Danny Holcombe, Dwayne Neal, Bryan Wedge, Tony Sovulewski; and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside service by Ashby Funeral Home will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug 4. at Hicks Cemetery with the Rev. Curtis Kyle officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 3, at the funeral home,
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com