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Robert Dale Holcomb, 60, of Sharpsburg

Robert Dale Holcomb, 60, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed way unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 24, 2013.

Born January 24, 1953 in Welch, WVA, he was the son of Catherine Fitzgerald and Jimmy Dale Holcomb. Mr. Holcomb was devoted to his family especially his wife and daughter, and he always enjoyed spending time with them. He was also a faithful friend to his neighbors, golfing buddies, and business associates. Whether family or friend, he delighted in helping those he loved and often did so.

Mr. Holcomb was preceded in death by his father and his step-father John Sowers. He is survived by his wife Deborah Fries Holcomb; his daughter, Jessica Elizabeth Holcomb of Vinings, Ga.; his mother, Catherine Sowers of Pulaski, Va.; his brother Don and wife Alice of Lynchburg, Va.; his brother Tom and wife Paula of Christiansburg, VA; his brother Mike and wife Susan of Pulaski, Va.; his aunt and uncle Joyce and Jim McMillian of Pulaski, Va. and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Condolences can be expressed online at

Rather than flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory 770-253-4580


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