Walter M. Holcombe, longtime resident of Pecos, passed away on
March 26, 2018, in League City, Texas.
Walter was born in Iraan, Texas, on June 22, 1933, and raised in
Pecos. He graduated Baylor University, served in the US Air Force,
and later received a law degree from St. Mary’s University. He was a
longtime attorney, serving as County Attorney, District Attorney,
County Court-at-Law Judge, as well as US Magistrate.
He is preceded in death by his former wife, June Daugherty. He is also
preceded in death by his previous wives, Yvonne Holcombe and
Walter is survived by his wife Sharon Holcombe of League City, Texas;
his children, Merry Spencer of Waterloo, Illinois; Yvonna Johnson and
her husband, Scott, of League City and Pecos, Texas; and Walt
Holcombe of Los Angeles, California; sisters, Nora Gray and her
husband, DeVearle, of Kerrville, Texas; Martha Martin of Midland,
Texas; Florence Cummings of San Angelo, Texas; and Patty
Montgomery and her husband, Dudley, of Lubbock, Texas. He is also
survived by his 11 grandchildren, Parker Johnson, of Pecos, Texas;
Zachery Johnson, Dylan Johnson, and Louis Phillips, of League City,
Texas; Jennifer Spencer, of Houston, Texas; Melanie Spencer,
Stephen Spencer, Sandra Spencer, Amy Spencer, Angela Spencer,
and Shannon Spencer, of the St. Louis, Missouri, area; and one great
grandson, Tristan Phillips, of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
He will be buried at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery in Pecos, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to American
Diabetes Association, National Hospice Foundation or West of the
Arrangements are being taken care of by Pecos Funeral Home.
To sign the guest book go to www.pecosfuneralhome.com
So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.
Theresa OrenEl Paso, TX
Our deepest condolences to your family. Your father was an extremely caring and kind man. I know that no matter where you are, he will always be watching over you. Hope that you all are comforted with the wonderful, funny memories of your daddy/husband (I know there's lots of them). We pray the love of God enfolds you during this difficult time .
Johnny & Virgie
Johnny & Virgie TerrazasPecos, TX
Uncle Walter, those sweet childhood memories of you will forever remain etched on my heart. Your sense of humor and gentle demeanor will be missed but never forgotten. Rest in peace xoxo, Andra
Walter, my Superman brother( one of the most clever kidnappers in the world, knowing exactly how to entice his victims). I have cried, etc.., but God has called you as a new Super star in the heavens and so many angels are waiting for you. Grab hold of that star seat Superman and rocket home. I love and miss you . Shine bright!
Anne (Bell) PilgrimABILENE, TX
Sorry for your loss.
Jim and Linda BrownPecos, TX
Jim and Linda Brown, TX
Sorry for your lost Mr. Holcombe was a good and caring person was always there to help and will be missed may his soul rest in peace.
Fred & Liz DominguezBeeville, TX
My Godfather, my Santa, my Humorist, my Friend.
"Let your mourning be for one day. any more is selfishness, for I wish you to celebrate. I am gone home."
Mark W. & Jane F. BellOdessa, TX