Gillis “Boodie” Halcomb, 73, died August 9 at his home at Ermine.
Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Luther and Bertha Gilliam Halcomb. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tina Halcomb; two brothers, Nelson Halcomb and Dudley Halcomb; and five sisters, Rena Senters, Priscilla Smith, Cothalee Fields, Honorah Cornett and Mary Brown.
Mr. Halcomb was a coal miner and was employed by Scotia Coal for more than 30 years.
Surviving are his wife, Rhoda Senters Halcomb; three children, Shane G. Halcomb and wife Natasha, Briauna Halcomb and Aubreigh Halcomb, all of Ermine; brothers, Mack Halcomb and wife Eva June, and Luther Jr. Halcomb and wife Nancy, all of Linefork; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will take place Wednesday, August 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with funeral services beginning at 1 p.m at Tri City Funeral Home in Benham. Interment will follow at the Halcomb Cemetery at Linefork.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.tricityfuneralhome.com.