On Friday April 22, 2022 Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, Douglas Combs passed away at the age of 96.
He was a long time resident of Roswell, but spent his last couple of years happily in Alamogordo, NM at the Aristocrat assisted living. He was born Dec. 16, 1925 to J.O. and Bessie Combs in Tweedy, TX. He attended Texas Tech University and served in the Navy. October 4, 1952 he married Edith Hinch, they raised 3 children, Sherry, Dean and Kathy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, his wife - Edith of 52 years & 1 sister.
He is survived by Sherry Bluhm (Bobby-deceased), Dean Combs (Dianne) and Kathy Shahan (Kerry), 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson, many nieces and nephews all of whom he dearly loved.
He had a great passion for golf and enjoyed meeting and visiting with old and new friends. He was known for his friendliness and his kind compassionate nature.
In lieu of services we ask his family and friends to play a round of golf for him or remember him with a visit and a cup of coffee.
The Combs family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Scenic Chapel.
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