|1/16/2014 12:58:00 PM|
James LeRoy Whitcomb
The funeral service for James LeRoy Whitcomb will be Thursday, January 23, 2014, 2:00 p.m. at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home., 501 2nd Street NW in Hayfield, MN with Reverend A.D. Sturm officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield.
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home and one hour before the service on Thursday.
James LeRoy Whitcomb, 74, passed away suddenly on January 11, 2014, at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, AZ.
James was born on June 29, 1939, in rural Hollandale, MN the son of Harold and Myrtle (Goldsberry) Whitcomb.
He graduated from Austin High School in 1957. Jim was united in marriage to Joanne Gross on August 3, 1957.
Jim worked for the Milwaukee Railroad in Austin, MN and later worked as an Independent Truck Driver. He also worked for local growers in the area. He enjoyed camping and fishing.
Jim is survived by his wife, JoAnne Whitcomb, Hayfield, MN; three sons, Daryl (Tammy) Whitcomb, Northfield, MN; Doyle (Debra) Whitcomb, Imperial, CA; Duane (Kelly) Whitcomb, Calipatria, CA; one daughter, Diana (Daniel) DeRaad, Austin, MN; eight grandchildren; three step grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; nine step great grandchildren; two brothers, Donald (Millie) Whitcomb, Austin, MN; Roger (Susan) Whitcomb, Sun City, AZ; and one sister-in-law, Shirley Whitcomb, Rockford, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Eugene.
Blessed be his memory.
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