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Dorothy M. Holcomb

Dorothy M. Holcomb, 94, of Holton passed away at 8:45 p.m., Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Four Seasons Health Center in Columbus. She was born in Cincinnati on July 14, 1926 the daughter of Robert and Osa Fay Sullivan Rishforth. She was preceded in death by her husbands William John Eichler and John Holcomb.


Survivors include one daughter Sherlyn (Robert) Kimball of Holton; one son Gary (Karen) Eichler of Fairfield, Ohio; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sister Helen Majors, and four great-grandchildren.


Mrs. Holcomb was a 1944 graduate of St. Bernard High School in Cincinnati. Dorothy was a former resident of Fairfield, Ohio and also of Greensburg and spent her working career in accounting at various firms in Ohio. She enjoyed time with her family, sewing, cooking, embroidery, and crocheting. Dorothy was a member of the Greensburg United Methodist Church and also the Eastern Star.


Funeral services were held on Monday, October 5th at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Mitch Harrell of the Zenas Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the Tanglewood Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Tanglewood Cemetery in care of the funeral home.