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Teddy  Roy  Holcombe
  • 20th Street Church of Christ
    122 North 20th Street
    Battle Creek, MI 49015

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“My heart & prayers go out to all of you He is now in heaven, no longer in pain. He is your newest Angel in Heaven guiding you everyday. He will...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Leslie Briggs - Walker, MI

“We are so sorry for your loss. Ted was a kindhearted soul. He always made you feel welcome in his home. We will always remember Ted's smile and his...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie & Glenn Nolan - Milton, WI

“My heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to Bonnie and all of Ted's family. In loving memory of a wonderful and courageous friend. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jean Smith - Battle Creek, MI

“After church, Ted & Bonnie liked to go out to dinner with my folks (Joe & Faye Fields). Ted always laughed and said "let's go drop-off Ronny so we...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ronny Fields - Battle Creek, MI

“May the God of comfort bring the family peace. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Love to you all - Ted was a kind and generous neighbor to both Jim and I over many years. love, Verna ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Verna Beach - Battle Creek, MI

“My mother, Maxine Gipson, was a cousin to Ted. He usually came and stayed with the Weavers who were mine and mother's neighbor, but he always came...Read More »
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Teddy R Holcombe, 88, of Battle Creek, went home to the Lord on November 25, 2021. Teddy was born August 5, 1933 in Sulphur Rock, Arkansas to Roe and Gertie (Weaver) Holcombe. He served honorably in the U.S. Army and worked his entire career at Clark Equipment, as a machinist and later an expeditor.

Teddy was a long-time member of the 20th Street Church of Christ. He enjoyed gardening and walking with his beloved dog, Koko, but mainly spending time with family and friends.

Teddy married the former Bonnie Sims, October 21, 1952, who survives. He is also survived by daughters, Jackie (Gary) Gillings and Jill (Ron) Coss; sisters, Carolyn (Tom) Hacker and Grace (Tim) Morello; grandchildren, Evan (Britni) Coss and Cory Coss; a great-grandson, Hendrix Coss, niece Jodi O'Hara, nephews Vince Wilson and Doug Wilson and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Joe Weaver.

A graveside service to celebrate Teddy's life will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 6, 2021 at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens, officiated by Pastor Josh Hydrick. A recording of the service can be viewed at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the 20th Street Church of Christ, 122 N 20th Street, Battle Creek, MI 49015 or to the Hands of Compassion, 840 W. Center Street, Rochester, MN 55902 or Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at