Whitesburg KY

James ‘Jake’ Halcomb dies at 86

James ‘Jake’ Halcomb Jr., 86, of Elk Creek, died October 25 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was a son of the late John and Rebecca Shepherd Halcomb.

Surviving are his wife, Wilma Whitaker Halcomb; two daughters, Nella Renee Smith and husband Christopher, and Jamie Rebecca Collins and husband Harold, all of Elk Creek; two brothers, Hassell Halcomb and Fred Halcomb, both of Tiffin, Oh.; seven grandchildren, and a greatgrandchild.

Funeral services were held October 28 at Dixon Memorial Church. Burial was in Blair Cemetery at Jeremiah.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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