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Walter Holcombe

June 22, 1933 — March 26, 2018

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
Martha Holcombe.
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
Pecos Museum.
Arrangements are being taken care of by Pecos Funeral Home.
To sign the guest book go to


Pecos Funeral Home
607 W. 3rd
Pecos, TX  79772
Monday, April 2, 2018
9:00 am to 8:00 PM


Funeral Service

First Baptist Church
423 S. Hickory St.
Pecos, TX  79772
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
2:00 PM


Mount Evergreen Cemetery
Pecos, TX  79772

Memorial Contributions

American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 15829
Arlington, VA  22215

National Hospice Foundation
1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA  22314

West of the Pecos Museum
120 E Dot Stafford St
Pecos, TX  79772

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