Louis (Boo) Holcomb
August 10 1928 - January 29 2016 - Age 87

Louis “Boo” Holcomb, 87, of Cambridge, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, January 29, 2016 in the hospice unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, NY.

He was born August 10, 1928 in Bennington, VT the son of the late Gilbert and Evylene (Langlois) Holcomb. He married Rose Hunt in 1947 and they settled in Cambridge.

Louis worked for Cambridge Central School as a bus driver and then head mechanic in the bus garage until his retirement in 1989. He drove the BOCES bus for many years and will be remembered by students as the driver who had a radio in his bus.

He enjoyed going to football games and for years filmed the Cambridge Tigers and Cubs’ Pee Wee Football games. Louis was an avid New York Yankees fan and was also a fan of the NFL team that was in first place at the time.

In addition to his wife, Louis is survived by his sons, Roger (Karel), John (Coleen) and Andrew (Margaret); he was the Bampi to 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Levi and Edward Holcomb and sisters, Bonnie Sue Holcomb and Barbara Wright.

Friends may visit with the family from 5-7 pm Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Ackley, Ross & Gariepy Funeral Home, 73 West Main St., Cambridge.

Interment will be at a later date at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge.

Cambridge, NY (current)
Bennington, VT (birthplace)

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