June 12, 1949 ~ June 1, 2019

Born in: Buncombe County, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville – Marilyn Holcombe Knupp, 69, of Asheville, died Saturday, June 1, 2019 at CarePartners Solace Center.

A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Donnie Maynor Holcombe. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Holcombe.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Rodger Knupp; two sons, Daniel Knupp (Reshma) of Asheville and Matthew Knupp (Heather) of Weaverville; one brother, Gary Holcombe and a grandson, Brayden.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made ABCCM (www.abccm.org).

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.


Graveside Service: June 5, 2019 1:00 pm

Woodlawn Cemetery
Cypress Street
Asheville, NC


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Hello Roger this Theo Pea . I am sorry to hear about the loss of your Wife. I want to Express my deepest sympathy to you and your family and I pray that God will give you and your family peace and Strength at this time of sorrow. Our prayers are with you all.

  2. There are no words to tell you how sorry I am about your loss. Please know know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Jennifer & Brayden

  3. Roger you are in our hearts an thoughts in the loss of your wife my she rest in gods hand you take care of you. Larry w

  4. We are very sorry for your loss. Praying God wraps his loving arms around each of you in the days ahead. We Love you Matt & family and we are here if y’all need anything.

  5. May God Bless you and your family at this time. Danial I didn’t know your mother, but I know you and that tells me everything I need to know about her. I can tell she was a very special lady, full of love and compassion. You are who you are because of her. Hold on to your memories, for they are gold in a memory vault. Cherish every memory and just remember some day soon you will be together again, with Jesus for all eternity. God didn’t say this life would be easy, but he did promise that it would all ( pain, suffering, and LOSS ) be worth it when this life is over….. Keep the faith.

  6. We know you made it home. Oh what a celebration there must have been. To the family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

  7. Daniel,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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