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Walt died April 19, 2018, in Winthrop. He was a lifelong resident of Winthrop growing up on a dairy farm where he acquired a strong work ethic that continued throughout his life. Walt jumped at Winthrop during the 1961,'63 and'64 seasons. He worked in the Winthrop area as a millworker, ranch foremen and finished a 34-year career with the Okanogan County Electric Cooperative as a lineman and customer service representative.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Holcomb, Walter R. (North Cascades 1961)" (2018). Smokejumper Obituaries. 595.