Clifton Wallace Holcomb
Clifton Wallace Holcomb
  • November 1, 1918 - August 12, 2017
  • Lufkin, Texas

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Memorial services for Clifton Wallace Holcomb, 98, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2017 at Lufkin's First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Laura Campbell officiating.
Mr. Holcomb was born in Ashtabula, Ohio on November 1, 1918, the son of the late Laura Van Allen Holcomb and Earl Holcomb. He passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017.
Mr. Holcomb married Alethea Aleda Buck on February 9, 1937. They were married for 71 years and had three daughters.
Mr. Holcomb, born in the depression era, had numerous occupations; logger, mechanic, and fireman on steam engine trains and for over 30 years, he was a concrete contractor. He retired at the age of seventy.
Survivors include his daughters, Sandra Butts, Beverly Martin and husband Johnny; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and sister, Rosie Debold.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Althea; oldest daughter, Carolyn; brother, James; sisters, Alice, Elenor, Helen and Ruthie; and sons-in-law, Dick and Dennis.
Services are in the care of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home