Jackie Carl “Big Jack” Holcombe, 69, of Swannanoa died Tuesday, February 27, 2018. A native of Buncombe County, Big Jack worked as an independent truck driver.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Horace Holcombe and Myrtle Combes Holcombe; his grandparents, Vernie S. Holcombe and Fushia T. Holcombe, his aunt, Wilma Pearl Holcombe, and his dear friend, Thelma Jean Carver Sawyer
He is survived by a brother, Barry Lee Holcombe of Fort Worth, TX and his sons Chris and Mark, as well as his Sawyer family, Tom, Teresa, Lisa and her husband, Jerry Kerby.
Big Jack was a member of the Dark Skull Coalition, formerly the original Independents Western North Carolina.
Big Jack had a big heart for all children and the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations in Big Jack’s memory be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 110 Conn Terrace, Lexington, KY 40502.
Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting with arrangements.