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Retired Hamilton County judge dies at 76

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- A former judge and state legislator has died.

Retired Judge Richard Holcomb passed away Sunday at a local hospital. He was 76 years old.

Holcomb was a graduate of Chattanooga High School and the University of Chattanooga.

Judge Holcomb retired from the bench in 2006, after serving for 24 years. Judge Christie Sell would be elected as his replacement.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home on East Brainerd Road.

Services will follow on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment will at the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Bailey Avenue.

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