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Rev Jack Holcomb
Birth: Aug. 16, 1921
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1968
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Gospel Singer. Harold "Jack" Holcomb, a minister and gospel recording artist was born and raised in Waco,Texas. He hosted a radio program in California and was evangelist Jack Shuller's song leader. He returned to Waco and recorded many gospel music albums and traveled around the country preaching and singing at groups and churches. In 1963 he was named "Mr. Gospel Music" by RCA Records. Jack did not have an easy life, coming from a poor family. He lost his first wife just a few years into their marriage. He remarried, but in 1953 his first child Jo Ellen died in a tragic accident; before she could be buried a tornado struck and destroyed the funeral home and most of downtown Waco. He found his daughter's body and she was buried in Waco Memorial Park. Jack suffered heart attacks throughout the 1960s. In the summer of 1968, when Jack was only 47 years old, he was to meet with executives in Dallas to plan his next record, but died of heart failure in his hotel. Jack was buried in Waco memorial park next to his beloved daughter.
 (bio by: Orson) 
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  Jo Ella Holcomb (1951 - 1953)*
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Waco Memorial Park
McLennan County
Texas, USA
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Originally Created by: Orson
Record added: Mar 02, 2007
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Rev Jack Holcomb
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- Jeff Donaldson (I Peter 5:7)
 Added: Dec. 30, 2015

- Robert David Miller
 Added: Oct. 7, 2015
Listening to you sing the lovely hymns brings me peace and contentment. Your voice so beautiful. Rest in peace knowing that you are still bringing joy to those who listen.
- Mary Jean Klett
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015
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