He was preceded in death by his parents Alfred Wilson and Mabel Hornbaker Holcomb, his brother John “Jack” Holcomb, and sister Arlene Carlson.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years Frances, his sons, William L. “Bill” (Mary Kathy) , James D. “Jimmy” (Alice) of Spokane and Robert J.
“Bob” (Fleeta) of Colbert, Washington, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Bill was the founder and owner of the Red Barn Ski Shop, and a Rotary Paul Harris Award winner.
He loved his wife Frances, his family and friends, the cabin at Priest Lake, and skiing all winter long.
Memorial service will be conducted by Pastor Gary Moore at 10 AM on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at the RIVERVIEW TERRACE CHAPEL, 1801 East Upriver drive, Spokane.
Private interment will be at Greenwood Terrace.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Larry Bettesworth Pharmacy Scholarship Fund, c/o Providence Healthcare Foundation, 101 West 8th, Spokane, WA 99204, or a charity of your choice.
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