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Gary Lynn Holcomb

February 24, 1942 — February 20, 2020

Gary Lynn Holcomb, 77 of Emporia, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at  Holiday Resort in Emporia. He was born February 24, 1942 in Emporia, Kansas the son of Roy and Lorene Heckathorn Holcomb.
Gary was a lifetime resident of this area, Baptized as One of Jehovah's Witnesses Dec, 1974.  His many hobbies included, camping, boating, fixing things in his garage.  He will live on in the hearts and memories of his wife,  Ruth L. Holcomb of Emporia Ks.; three daughters, Kim Horn (David Horn) of Wichita Ks.,Ruth A. Cisneros (Angel Cisneros) Gainesville GA. and Amanda Beeman of Emporia Ks.; five step children Virginia Albrecht,(Royden Albrecht) of Lincolnville Ks., JoAnn Rhoads of Hartford Ks., Cathy Hasket of Neosho Rapids, Ks., David Dains (Kim Dains) of Emporia Ks. and Donna Dains of Emporia Ks.; a sister Cheryl Countryman (Wahane Countryman) of Manhattan Ks.; twenty one grandchildren;  twenty four great-grandchildren;  three nephews and a host of extended family and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Phillip Holcomb and an infant daughter Rebecca Holcomb. In consideration of his wife, visitation to be held at one of the homes of their children: 1412 State St. Emporia anytime between 6pm to 8pm Tuesday February  25. Services will be held at 11am Wednesday, February 26th at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses: 631 East Logan Ave. Emporia.  Donations in the name of Gary can be given to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Condolences may be expressed at

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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