Harold James “Jim” Holcomb, Jr.

December 03, 1939 ‒ December 13, 2016

Marion, Ohio

Harold James “Jim” Holcomb, Jr., age 77, of Marion, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.

Jim was born December 3, 1939 in Marion, Ohio to the late Harold James, Sr., and Evely Mae (Lane) Holcomb.  Jim proudly served his country in the late 1950’s in the U.S. Army.  Jim married Marsha Susan Smith on December 3, 1960 who survives at home.

Jim was a hardworking man, he was employed at Sims Brothers, Marion Metal and later retired as a foreman at Todco Overhead Doors after becoming ill.  He was a past member of The Marion Moose, Eagles, and American Legion Post162.

Jim will be missed by his wife, Marsha; children, Tamela Timmons, James (Linda) Holcomb, Tracey (fiancé, Rob Lambert) Rudd, adopted granddaughter, Kira Banks who he raised as a daughter, and Sally Hopkins who he called his daughter. Additionally he is survived by grandchildren, Kira (Jon) Banks, Shane (Jen) Holcomb, Karen Marie Haggard, Brandon (Laura) Maze, Tristin (Breanna) Maze, Mackayla (TT) Maze, Dakota Rudd, Ashton Rudd, Charley Rudd and Keith Malone; and sisters, Evelyn Grate and Joann LeMasters along with 19 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Jim was predeceased by parents, Harold and Evelyn; grandson, Kamryn M. Banks; brother, Jerry Holcomb, Sr.; mother-in-law, Genevieve C. Smith, brother-in-law, Merle Grate, son-in-law, David Timmons, Jr.,  and nephew, Larry Grate.

The family will greet friends at Snyder Funeral Homes, GUNDER/HALL Chapel, 347 W. Center St. Marion, on Sunday, December 18, 2016, from 2 until 5 pm.  A funeral service will be held at the funeral home, Monday, December 19, 2016 at 11 am with Pastor Tom Toney officiating.  Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jim’s honor to his family.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Jim’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • Thoughts and prayers sent to the family. May the memories you hold in your heart comfort you.

  • Aunt Marsh, thoughts and many prayers are with you and the family. Uncle Jim fought many hard battles, as you well know, for so many years, and he had so much suffering. We saw your struggles to get him through all the painful journey’s in his life, we know it wasn’t easy for you. Our respect for you is endless and we love you very much. Rest in peace Uncle Jim, we love you and we will miss you terribly. You will be in our hearts forever.

  • Jim was like a second father to me. So sorry I can’t be there for the family in this time. Yall know yall are in my thought and prayers. Love, Kim

  • In my office I have special items that Jim brought me for my collection of lighthouses. I think every time he found something out of the ordinary, that was special he brought it to me for my collection. Every time I look at those special pieces, I think of him. Rest in peace Jim, you were a very special man. Marsha, Evelyn, and family I am thinking of you at this difficult time.

  • our prayers and thoughtrs are with you all . we were sorry to hear of jims passing. god be with you.friends forever.