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COMBS Harold, 74, devoted husband of Shirley Caudell Combs, died Wed, July
18, 2012. Born in Powell Co, KY, he was the son of the late Rev. Vernon and
Gertrude McDaniel Combs. A retired mechanic with Leggett and Platt in
Georgetown, he worked part-time for Advanced Auto as a parts driver. He was
an active member of North View Baptist Church, enjoyed rebuilding old cars
and trucks, as well as fishing and pheasant hunting with his brother and
friends. In addition to his wife of 43 years, he is survived by his
daughter, Angela Combs; sisters, JoAnn Napier and Marion Combs; brothers,
Donald Combs and Timothy Combs; as well as a host of nieces and nephews. In
addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Archie
Combs. Funeral services will be 12:30pm Fri at Milward-Broadway. Burial will
follow at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8pm Thu.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass. www.milwardfuneral.com
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on July 19, 2012
Vernon was the s/o Levi Combs and Florence Caudill. Levi is the s/o John L
Combs and Armina Godsey.
COMBS, James W., age 85 of Gratis, OH., son of the late Otto Combs & Chelcie
(Gabbard) Combs went to be with the Lord on July 1, 2012. He was born in
Middletown, OH. on Sept. 23, 1926. James worked for Duriron in Dayton, OH.
for over 30 years. He also served in the U.S. Army in Japan during WWII. He
was a member of the Gratis Fire Department for many years. James loved and
enjoyed life and loved cars and car shows. He was preceded in death by his
loving wife, Ruby (Mullendore) Combs of 44 years, his brother, Junior Combs
and sisters, Thelma Wolfe, Zella Worhley and Rometta Miller. James was
surrounded by his loving family, daughter, Dianna Asbury and husband, James
"Jarbo" Asbury of Gratis, OH., 2 sons, Kenny and wife, Faith Combs and Greg
Combs, all of Gratis, OH, grandchildren, Shannon Taylor, Renee Kidwell, Amy
Walker, stepgrandchildren, Dylan Taylor Courtney Brown and great
grandchildren, Matt DeGroat, Macy DeGroat, Kylee Kidwell, Ty Kidwell,
Kinsley Walker and Bailey Walker, his brothers, Raymond (Joy) Combs, Meiges
County, OH., Don (Sue) Combs, and Ralph (Joyce) Combs, all of Gratis, OH.
James was a devoted husband, father, son, grandfather and great grandfather
and dear friend to all that knew him. James will be loved and truly missed
by his family. Funeral services will be 11:30 A.M. Thurs. July 5, 2012 at
Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home in Gratis, OH. Friends may call at the
funeral Home on Thurs. from 10:00 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. Burial will be in
Fairview Cemetery, Gratis, OH. For condolences: www.lindloffzimmerman.
James descends from James E Combs and Margaret French through William D
Combs and Phoebe Belcher and Otto Combs and Chelsie Gabbard. As far as I
know, James E Combs has never been identified.