Robert Thomas Holcomb
1939 - 2021
B.C. Bailey Funeral Home
273 South Elm Street
Wallingford, CT
Robert Thomas Holcomb, 81, departed this life on September 3, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Kathryn (Burkell) Holcomb. Robert was born in New Haven, CT, on September 9, 1939, a son to the late Ernest and Margaret (O'Connor) Holcomb.

He was the owner and operator of KC Construction for almost 30 years before his son Christopher took over ownership. It was his passion to live every day of his life to the fullest. Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman and took every opportunity to partake in many clubs and activities. He was also the one of the founders of the Wallingford Wishing Well and a lifetime member of the Wallingford Elks.

Besides his wife Kathryn, Robert is survived by his sons; Robert Holcomb, Jr., Steven "Mickey" (Karyn) Holcomb, John Holcomb and Christopher Holcomb as well as his grandchildren: Steven "Mickey" Holcomb, Jr. and Jessica Holcomb and great-granddaughter, Guiliana Massella. He also leaves behind his sister, Linda D'Antonio, his best friend, Ed Ruszczyk and his lifelong friend, Vern Carlson. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brothers, James, Eddie and Ernie Holcomb, Jr., his sisters, Margaret Clark and Jean Brown as well his first wife Patricia (Fennissy) Holcomb.

All friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of life and luncheon for Bob on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at the Wallingford Elks Club, 148 S. Main Street. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In Lieu of flowers, donations in Bob's name can be made to the Wallingford Wishing Well, 382 N. Cherry Street, Wallingford. For directions or to leave a message of remembrance, please visit

Published by The Record-Journal from Sep. 16 to Sep. 17, 2021.
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Celebration of Life
12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Wallingford Elks Club
148 S. Main Street, CT
Funeral services provided by:
B.C. Bailey Funeral Home
Sponsored by B.C. Bailey Funeral Home.
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My sympathies for Bob's family. I worked for Bob back in the late 70's on his framing crew. Always thought a lot of him.
John Smoloski
September 25, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Mary Kelly
September 18, 2021
Sympathies to all of the Holcomb family. Mr. Holcomb was a talented man.
Theresa Ranciato-Viele
September 17, 2021
So sorry for your loss
Barbara Werner
September 16, 2021
My condolences to the Holcomb family. May the peace god be with you all.
Roy Stainton
September 16, 2021
Over thirty years ago Bob did a beautiful addition to our home, helping create an in-law apartment that gave great living to my wife's family. We were grateful.
michael gannon
September 16, 2021
I've sat here for the longest time trying to put my feelings to words but there are none that express how much I will miss Mr. Holcomb. A great friend for many years, God Bless him for all that he has done.
Michael & Judith Pyskaty
September 16, 2021
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