Gerald Holcomb, 76 died December 9, 2013, at Pomerado Hospital in San Diego, California. He was born on February 4, 1937, to Edward and Josephine Holcomb in Kansas City, Missouri.
Gerald married Darlene Heavlin in April, 1959. They had celebrated 43 years of marriage.
Gerald was employed by the F.B.I. and I.B.M. until retirement. He was a member of Rancho Bernardo Newcomers Social Club, Rancho Bernardo Historical Society and Rancho Bernardo Inn Resort Club. He volunteered at the Rancho Bernardo Senior Center doing senior citizens taxes for a number of years. He was very active in the San Rafael Catholic Church and was a Eucharistic Minister and belonged to the Mens Club.
Gerald is survived by three sons, Timothy Holcomb and wife, Claire, of Temecula, California, Gregory Holcomb and wife, Deena, of Solana Beach, California, and Stephen Holcomb and wife, Susie, of Point Loma, California; two daughters, Michele Coffman and husband, Glenn, of Mountain View, California, and Nancy Black and husband, Stuart, of Boulder, Colorado; 14 grandchildren; brother, Thomas Holcomb and wife, Linda, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; sister, Mary Jo O'Brien and husband, Paul, of Raymore, Missouri; and fiancé, Sally Edwards. He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Holcomb and his parents.
Services are pending. Info will be available at the San Rafael Catholic Church, 17252 Bernardo Center Drive, San Diego, California, (858) 487-4315.
The family suggests contributions to Rancho Bernardo Historical Society and Father Joe's Villages.