Age 85, of Dewitt, MI, passed away January 19, 2016, in Lansing. He was born April 29, 1930, in Ulvah, Kentucky, to Ran and Callie Holcomb.
Gene was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving for 4 years. He was a member of Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church, and worked as a Postal Carrier for the Lansing Postal Service retiring after 30 years.
Gene is survived by Phyllis Holcomb his wife of 63 years; their children: Randy (Tonya) Holcomb and Terry Holcomb; grandchildren: Adam Holcomb, Shanaya (Pablo) Solano, and Pamela Stid; great-grandchildren: Jaydon, Valentino, and Aryanna; sisters: Jeanette Branson, Geneva Whitaker, and Audrey Sexton; and also many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
The funeral service for Gene Holcomb will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 25, 2016, at the Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church, 301 W. Jolly Rd., Lansing, Michigan 48910, with the Rev. Tony A. Patrick officiating; interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.