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Donald C Holsomback

Donald C. Holsomback, age 96 of the Sugar Valley community, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Gordon Health Care. Donald was born on May 28, 1921 to the late Rob Holsomback and Hattie Mae Holcomb. Donald was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II. After the Army he was a farmer and retired from the textile industry. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Jacqueline Holsomback of 68 years He is survived by his three sons, Don Holsomback of Sugar Valley, Bobby Holsomback and his wife Brenda of Sugar Valley, Clay Holsomback and his wife Sue of Dalton; daughter, Susan Joyce and her husband Kelly of Villa Rica; brother, Sammy Joe and his wife Nancy of Rome; sister, Robbie Fields of Calhoun; seven grandchildren, Allen Holsomback and his wife Nicole, Zane Holsomback and his wife Jaime, Chase Holsomback and his wife Sarah, Trey Greeson and his wife Courtney, Emily Bradshaw and her husband Derek, Julie McFarland and her husband Nathan, Kelly Joyce, Jr.; eleven great-grandchildren, Lane Holsomback, Hayden Holsomback, Rylee Greeson, Kambrie Greeson, Brayden Greeson, Branson Joyce, Eva Kate Holsomback, Joy Holsomback, Clara Holsomback, Vivian Rose Bradshaw and Ayla Kate McFarland. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Reverend Dwaine Shadix, Reverend A.J. Waters and Reverend Chase Holsomback officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM and Monday, December 4, 2017 from 12:00 PM until the funeral hour of 2:00 PM at Thomas Funeral Home. A special thank you to Gordon Health Care and the Calhoun American Legion. You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Donald Holsomback


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I was saddened to hear of Donald's passing. He not only was a neighbor, but he and I worked together at Aldons many years ago. I will remember him laughing and cutting up with me on any many occasions. He will be missed by the people of Sugar Valley. Jerry Warren.

jerry warren Dec 4 2017 11:17 AM

Dearest Clay and Family, So sorry for your loss. Prayers of peace and comfort for all.

Juanita Holsomback Dec 4 2017 10:37 AM

Donald was my big brother-He would look after me! He also purchased my first bicycle with a 22. rifle and $10. I loved him Very much..Sam.

Nancy Holsomback Dec 4 2017 8:41 AM

Mr.Holsback was a man that I loved to talk to. He would come in the pharmacy at Kmart & we would usally all stop to talk with him if we could. He gave me some buckeyes one day & told me they'd bring me good luck but they killed his goats that ate them. I made sure not to eat them... I went by & saw him one day at Gordon Health Care. He seemed like he knew who I was. I don't know if he did or was just being nice. I know he will be missed. Bless his heart he'd been on this earth for along time. I guess he'll be glad to see his Lord. God Bkess you all.

Donna Parker & Troy Parker Dec 2 2017 10:23 PM

Mike and I are so sorry to hear about you Dad,Prayers to the Family we love you all. Mike and Janet West

Mike Janet West Dec 2 2017 9:06 PM

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