Obituary of Jerry Lynn Holcomb
Jerry Lynn Holcomb, of Burlington, KY passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY at only 65 years of age.
He was born in Stanford, KY on December 2, 1953; the son of the late Fess and Edna Holcomb. Jerry worked for the Levi Strauss Company as a forklift operator and served in the Marine Corps. during the Vietnam War. He had a love and fondness of nature, particularly birdwatching and fishing. His greatest joy, however, was spending time with his beloved family whom he so deeply cared for.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Donna Rose Holcomb and one brother, Robert Wayne Holcomb.
He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Debbie Holcomb; daughters, Jennifer Lynn (Morty) Pence and Kristin Michelle Holcomb; step-children, Dennis Northcutt, Christopher Northcutt and Amber (Jeremy) Botkin; sisters, Patsy Poor and Elizabeth Anne (Gene) Cooley; grandchildren, Tristan Cook (who lived with Jerry and was his best friend), Luca Pence, Ella Rose Pence, Ava Flanigan and Whitney Botkin; nieces, Robin (Mike) Webster, Lizanne Cooley and Katie (Matthew) Lusky; nephew, Jared Cooley; as well as many other relatives and friends who will mourn his loss and cherish his memory.
A Gathering of Friends will take place from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, 11382 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051. A Memorial Service will begin at 6:00 PM at the funeral home. The Reverend Mark Webb will officiate.