Whitesburg KY

John Combs Sr. dies at 75

John Edison Combs, Sr. of Sandlick, died January 25 at the James Quillen VA Center in Johnson City, Tenn.

A son of the late Ishmael and Mary Murtie Caudill Combs, he was the widower of Mildred Adams Combs and a brother of the late Grace Hayes, Ruth Dizney, Irene Stallard, Norma Jean Stallard and Hobert Combs.

Surviving are two daughters, Annette Sergent and husband Tony of Sandlick, and Tracy Combs Patros of Lexington; a son, John Edison Combs Jr. and wife Kim of Sandlick; two brothers, Franklin Chandler Combs and Cleatis Ray Combs, both of Tiffin, Ohio; five grandchildren, Emily Sergent Rister, Sam Sergent, Blake Shepherd, Nicklas Patros and Brandy Rose; and a great- grandchild, Remington Roe.

Funeral services were held January 29 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

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