Douglas William "Doug" Holcombe, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, May 3, 2019. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Holcombe. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years Sume Holcombe; daughter, Karen Rowe and husband Pete; grandchildren, Madison Rowe and Michael Rowe. Mr. Holcombe was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service. He also retired from  Rockwell International. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church in Loganville, and loved Golf and Gardening. A Funeral Service will be held a 1:00AM on Tuesday, May 11, 2019 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. Online condolences at www.wagesandsons,com.

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  1. William and myself will miss Doug, he was always positive and uplifting, He loved his church and his friends, and we loved him.

  2. A real gentleman and a wonderful neighbor for 20 plus years. My wife Sheila worked with Doug at Rockwell and always had fond memories of him too.

    Roy Brown

  3. I’m deeply sorry for your loss. I hope the words found at Revelation 21:4 brings comfort.

  4. Please accept my deepest and  sympathy. May the God who binds up the broken-hearted comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this challenging time.(Isaiah 61: 1,2.)

  5. Doug You were the best neighbor anyone could possibly ask for! I was blessed to have you as friend for almost 29 years! You were Such an easy person to love, One of those people that never met a stranger and treated everyone equal! I’m sure many will remember you for the Good Man you were,! I sure will miss your witty little jokes, teasing people then laughing (you had a great laugh) Whistling for Gretchen, ( the mockingbirds copied your whistle to a t and when they sang that whistle it always made me smile! ) You also shared some of the best vegetables around! You never quit working, you said you wouldn’t and you didn’t! I hope heaven has a pretty little garden for you to work! Kinda glad you don’t have to work in that darn driveway anymore! Rest now in Peace my friend!

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