Ahmed Hood Holcomb

January 3, 1933November 6, 2018

HOLCOMB, AHMED HOOD “ARAB”, age 85 of Birmingham, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Joyce Holcomb. He is survived by his children, Dr. David Holcomb (Ginger), Juli Bradshaw (Scott) and Steve Holcomb (Stephanie); and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He graduated from Woodlawn High School and made all city in football. Arab worked for over 40 years as a structural steel draftsman and was loved by all who knew him. His family will celebrate his life on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 10-11 AM at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel with his service beginning at 11 AM. The family gives special thanks to Alacare Hospice of Oneonta and his caregivers Margaret Baker, Aubrey, Cecelia, Mary and Jackie. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clearview Baptist Church in Clay, AL.


  • Celebration of Life Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 9, 2018

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