OBITUARY James Alfred Holcomb March 8, 1923 – August 31, 2018 James Alfred “Jake” Holcomb, 95, of Athens, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. Born in Hull, GA, Mr. Holcomb was a son of the late James and Beulah Holcomb. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea “Dot” Moore Holcomb. Mr. Holcomb was a member of Prince Ave. Baptist Church, a proud WW II Veteran, a member of Athens VFW, and a true Georgia Bulldog. He loved life and his family. Jake had a great personality very few would forget. He loved joking and laughter and when he walked into the room it would brighten up. Survivors include daughter, Sandra Holcomb-Wahl of Athens; daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Dr. John Heffernan of Dawsonville, GA ; grandchildren, Ashleigh-Anne Wahl Fiocchi (Tim), Fairleigh Wahl Johnson (Shane), Spencer Wahl, Holly Branum (Scott), Kristin Baugh (Steven) and Andrew Heffernan; great-grandchildren Dasia Alexis, Tristin, Allie, Karolina, Valor, Baylor, Jake, Katie, Davis, Larkin, Chandler, Griffin and Sadie. Mr. Holcomb had many nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 4 at 2 PM at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friend from 12 noon to 1:30 pm prior to the service at Bernstein Funeral Home. Following the graveside service friends a welcome to come back to the funeral home for refreshments. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at support.woundedwarriorproject.org/Donate Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Send Flowers Show Your Support Share Obituary share to facebook share by email share link Receive Notifications
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James Alfred Holcomb 2018.
Death notice for the town of: athens, state: Georgia