OCT. 14, 1925-APRIL 16, 2009
ROMNEY, W.Va. -- Leonard "Hawk" Holcomb Jr., 83, of Romney, died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at his residence.
Born Oct. 14, 1925, in Mill Creek, Okla., he was the son of the late Leonard and Mabel (Moss) Holcomb Sr.
Mr. Holcomb retired as senior fuel and ash foreman from Potomac Edison Power Plant in Dickerson, Md., after 39 years of service.
He served in the U.S. Navy, during World War II as a watertender 2C SV6 on the USS Frement.
He was a member of the VFW Wappocomo Post 1101 and the American Legion Hampshire Post 91 of Romney. Mr. Holcomb was a lifetime member of the Masons' Columbia Lodge 285 AF&AM of Arlington, Va.