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Brian Lynn Whitcomb
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Brian Lynn Whitcomb age 59 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at his home.
He was born May 29, 1958 in Sturgis, Michigan son of Harvey and Beverly (Pierson) Whitcomb.
Brian was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1977. He furthered his education at Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he studied auto body repair.
Most of Brian’s working life was in the auto body repair business. He had been employed by Frohriep Body Shop in Sturgis for 15 years and had also worked at Red Shed Body Shop in White Pigeon and Suits Body Shop in Sturgis.
Brian was a member of the Northeastern Steam and Gas Association in LaGrange, Indiana and the Boot Hill Tractor Club. He enjoyed farming and restoring antique tractors and automobiles.
Brian is survived by two daughters: Amanda Carroll of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Kimberly Gibson of Kendallville, Indiana; one son: Jeremy (Nicole) Whitcomb of Sturgis; seven grandchildren: Ashley Carroll, Jason Carroll, Latesa Trigs, Abagail Whitcomb, Tanner Whitcomb, Madison Gibson and Skyler Fuller; parents: Harvey and Beverly Whitcomb of Sturgis; one sister: Lynette (Jim) Taulbee of Stanton; two brothers: Vaughn (Karen) Whitcomb and Myron (Joanne) Whitcomb of Sturgis and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and one nephew: Corey Whitcomb.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-6:00 P.M. Sunday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-3284. Funeral services celebrating the life of Brian L. Whitcomb will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. The Rev. Rodger Moyer of the Sturgis Evangelical Church will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Brian’s memory consider the American Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091





1:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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