Holcomb, James Edward

 

 

 James Edward Holcomb, age 78 of Frisco, Texas passed away on March 26, 2011 surrounded by his family. He was born on September 18, 1932 in Crenshaw, Mississippi to Sam and Ada (Harvey) Holcomb. Jim graduated from Ferriday High School in Ferriday, Louisiana going on to attend LSU, LA Tech University and Northwestern State University. He served his country in the United States Air Force as a Maintenance Tech and Inspector (Bombers and Mapping Reconnaissance Aircraft. He was a Veteran of the Vietnam and Korean Wars and retired having attained the rank of Master Sergeant after 20 years service. After leaving the service he went on to work as a Self-Employed contractor for 13 years. Jim was very active in a Volunteer capacity including VFW; Shriners; Frisco Fire Department; Scottish Rite Hospital; Masons and was a member of the NRA. Jim is survived by his wife, Claudia Faye Holcomb of Frisco, Texas; daughters, Janice Marie Rose of White Hall, Arkansas, Laurie Faye Vining of Frisco, Texas; grandson, James Samuel Rose of White Hall, Arkansas and his granddaughter, Ashley Elizabeth Vining of Frisco, Texas. The family will receive friends at a Visitation to be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Frisco beginning at 6:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas with Pastor Ralph Ehern officiating. A Private Burial will be held at a later date at DFW National Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in James’s name to VFW, Post 8273 Frisco Post, PO Box 2848, Frisco TX 75034. Please mark that the donation is for Wounded Veterans.

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