J. A. Holcomb, a prominent farmer and pure bred stock raiser of Alvadore southwest of Junction City, died at the Harrisburg hospital in Harrisburg, Saturday at the age of ____ years. Mr. Holcomb came to Lane county 10 or 12 years ago and purchased one of the best farms in the county on what is known as Fern Ridge.He has been a leader in progressive agriculture since that time. Besides his widow, Mr. Holcomb, leaves two sons, C. A. Holcomb and D. Holcomb, of both Alvadore, and a daughter, Miss Blanche Holcomb, at home.He was a member of the local lodge of Knights of Pythias and took a great deal of interest in affairs with which the lodge has been connected.He was also a member of Eugene lodge of Elks. Mr. Holcomb enjoyed the high esteem of a large circle of friends in Junction City and this community, who extend their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved ones.He was a man among men. To know him was to admire him for his many precious qualities.At all times under all circumstances, he walked the well beaten path of righteousness.Could all ____ the just and upright life th___ A. Holcomb lived, and died.His trusting faith, death could no longer be called “The King of Terrors” for he inspired no terror there.The sorrowing family will look forward to the brighter future where this temporary separation will end in an eternal reunion.Junction City Times April 1, 1920 Junction City, Oregon This obit came from a book project I’m working on, I don’t know anything else about this person, or other obits in this area.