William Douglas "Bill" Combs

Date of Birth: 01/08/1922
Date of Death: 10/23/2008


            William Douglas “Bill” Combs, Sr., 86,  of Lexington, passed away Thursday morning at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington after a long illness.
            Mr. Combs was born in Madison County to the late Harlen Combs Sr. and Verna Douglas Combs Penn. He lived in Lexington, KY and West Palm Beach, FL. Mr. Combs retired in Tucson, AZ after thirty five years with the federal government.
            Survivors include his wife of sixty four years: Mary Eva Moody Combs, his two children: Nancy Edmonds (Richard) of Schenectady, NY and William D.  “Doug” Combs Jr. (Vicky) of Crestwood, KY; a sister: Juanita Penn Biggerstaff of Daytona Beach, FL; and several nieces and nephews and extended family.
            Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Dick officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
            The family will receive friends and relatives from 12:00 Noon until the time of service on Tuesday.
            Pallbearers will be: Robert “Bob” Moody, Johnny Jones, John William Moody, Homer Bussell, Greg Bussell and David Lunsford.
            In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.
            The family would like to express their sincere and heartfelt thanks to Dr. John Hobbs and staff and also to Hospice of the Bluegrass for the excellent care and compassion shown to Bill.
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