James L. Holcomb, 81, of Losantville, died Friday, February 21, 2014 at Henry County Memorial Hospital.
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He was born July 2, 1932 in New Castle to the late David and Inez (Dumford) Holcomb and lived most of his life in Losantville. He was a graduate of Mt. Summit High School and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a retired employee of Indiana Department of Corrections at Pendleton, and was a member of Greens Fork Am Vets, American Legion Post 333, Hagerstown and VFW.
Survivors include his wife, Jacquita (Burchett) Holcomb, to whom he was married on November 17, 1957; 2 daughters, Jessica Stiening of Farmland and Andrea Lykens (Kevin) of Mooreland; 2 grandchildren, David Stiening (Stephanie) of Parker and Dylan Lykens of Mooreland; 2 great-grandsons, Donovan and Declan Stiening.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Josalynn Holcomb in 1979; and a brother, Charles Holcomb.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown, with The Rev. Robert Fannin officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Losantville.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blountsville Volunteer Fire Dept., 8896 N. Wilbur Wright Rd., Losantville, IN 47354.
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on Feb. 24, 2014
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