Mr. James Edward “Pete” Holcombe, 81, of Union City passed away 8:22 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Memorial services were to be 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Henry Callison was to officiate.
Visitation was to be from noon until the hour of services Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
He was born Dec. 6, 1937, in Hickman, Ky., son of the late Hal and Lil Mae (Hudson) Holcombe. He married Linda (McCollum) Holcombe Aug. 19, 1983. She survives.
He retired from management with the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Union City after 30 years of service. After retirement, he was a driver for the Northwest Tennessee Transit Authority for several years.
He was a past president of the Hickman Country Club, an avid golfer, an avid Kentucky Wildcats basketball fan and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of First Christian Church in Hickman.
He is also survived by two daughters, Debbie Holcombe Mudd of Hickman and Dana Holcombe Swearingen of South Fulton; two stepsons, John Anthony Choate and Eric Lynn Choate, both of Union City; six grandchildren, Alex Mudd of Hickman, Ashley Mudd Dillahunty of Huntingdon, Lauren Swearingen of South Fulton, Lisa McManis of Halls, Hunter Caleb Choate of Martin and Liah Simone Choate of Union City; and four great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Holcombe Forsythe and Margie Holcombe Tyner; and one brother, Hal Holcombe Jr.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.emfuneralhome.com.