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Memorial Visitation

St. John UCC - Maeystown
Monday January 18th, 2021
4:00pm - 6:50pm

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Billy E. Holcomb, Jr.

Billy E. Holcomb, Jr., 72, of Red Bud, IL, died January 14, 2021, in Belleville, IL. He was born January 24, 1948, in Centralia, IL.

He is survived by his wife Kathleen M. Holcomb (nee Wiemer); children Lisa (John) Braun, Kelly (Mike) Koehler, and Bridget (Doug) Cortner; grandchildren Caitlyn & Alyson Cortner, and Jesse Koehler; aunts; nieces; nephews; cousins; & loyal companions Remie & Murphy.

Billy is preceded in death by his parents Billy E. & Mona (nee Miller) Holcomb, Sr.

He was retired from A&S Railroad, a proud US Army Veteran, a member of St. Charles Model Railroad Club, NRA member, and an avid sportsman and animal lover.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Louis Children's Hospital or Helping Strays of Monroe County

Memorial Visitation:
4 PM until time of service Monday, January 18, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home

*due to COVID-19, only 10 visitors will be allowed to pay their respects at a time

Memorial Service:
7 PM Monday, January 18, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Greg Doussard officiating

Private burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, MO

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A great friend and mentor. He was always there for me through thick and thin. It was an honor to know him.

richard rettle Jan 18 2021 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear about Bill passing. He was always a welcome visitor at our home. Ed always enjoyed their time Metal detecting. May you get comfort from beautiful memories.

With our deepest sympathy
Ed and Debi Rodak
Loveland. CO

The Rodaks Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Holcomb, Jr.

Velinda Wilson Jan 15 2021 12:00 AM