Mr. Edward Franklin Holcomb

April 21, 1936February 2, 2019

Edward Franklin Holcomb, 82, of El Paso, Arkansas passed away at his home on February 2nd, 2019. He was born on April 21, 1936 in Bickmore, West Virginia to the late Charles Holcomb and Lucile Mullins (Foster).

Edward was retired from the U.S. Army and worked for many years at the Pine Bluff Arsenal. He enjoyed the outdoors; especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. In his younger years he was known for his athletic ability especially in football and baseball. Edward was a wonderful husband, father, brother and friend.

He is survived by his children, Crystal Fierro and husband Michael of El Paso, Arkansas and Jason Matlock and wife Michelle of Queen City, Texas, brother Roger and wife Wanda Holcomb of Sweeney Texas, brother Carl and wife Kathy Holcomb of Surf Side Beach, South Carolina, sister Karen and husband Melvin Munger of Summersville, West Virginia, brother Warren and wife Pam Mullins, sister Nada and husband Andy Waddell, sister Dawn Mullins, sister Marjorie Mullins and brother Michael Mullins all of Maysel, West Virginia. Also survived by his grandchildren Britney Light and husband Robert, Kimberlee Aaron, Haiden Fierro, J.T. Matlock, Macie Ayers and Matthew Ayers. He was preceded in death by his wife of 23 years Dorothy Willine Holcomb and his parents.

A visitation will be Thursday from 6:00-8:00 pm at Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home, 1751 Dave Ward Drive. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 2:00 in the Funeral Home Chapel.


  • Visitation Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 8, 2019

Mr. Edward Franklin Holcomb

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Patricia Blischak

February 6, 2019

Rest in Peace dear cousin. I recall the days when we were so young and we played in the creek at Bickmore. You were a fisherman back then. You were looking for crawdads. May you be a "special" fisherman in heaven.