July 14, 1941 ~ April 16, 2018

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, North Carolina

Ronald Eugene Holcombe Asheville- Ronald Eugene Holcombe 76, of Asheville went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday April 16th, 2018. Ronald was born in Asheville July 14th, 1941 to the late Donnie Maynor Holcombe and Ira Holcombe. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1966-1968 in active duty as a private first class. Ronald loved NASCAR racing and devoted his life to the sport. He worked at Three Mountaineers for 30 years before retiring to his home. Ronald love to laugh and spend time with is brother and sister who he loved so dearly. He is survived by his brother Gary Holcombe, sister Marilyn Holcombe Knupp her husband Rodger Dale Knupp, his two nephews Matthew Knupp his wife Heather Knupp and Daniel Knupp and his wife Reshma Knupp and special cousin Tommy Maynor and Donna Maynor. A Graveside Service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Asheville on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Larry Carver conducting the service. Friends and family are welcome. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please make contributions to ABCCM of Asheville, 155 Livingston Street, Asheville, NC 28801. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. A lot of hours at the race shop(s) and on the road headed to races with my old friend.
    Never a dull moment listening to his tales! Prayers to the Holcombe & Knupp family!

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  2. Ronald, I have special memories of you singing with me, Karen and Debbie. You had a hidden talent that we finally got to hear! You will be missed!

    Sincerely, Teresa Putnam

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