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February 16, 2007
I had the distinct privilege of knowing and working for Ken for many years. Ken was the right man at the right time for Gulfport, and the city certainly thrived under his leadership. He will be sorely missed, and my thoughts and prayers are with his family.
February 16, 2007
We extend our deepest sympathy to your family along with our thoughts and prayers. He was a joy to talk to and work with.

Nelda Hoke
Andy Woodard
February 16, 2007
As the Department of MS,Americanism Chairman Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States(VFW)I wish to offer the following prayer on behalf of our 100 plus Posts:

To the family of Kincheon V arner"Ken" Combs,

Our Heavenly Father, the march of our comrades is over and he lieth down in the house appointed for all the living. The Master saith, Thy brother shall arise again, for I am the Ressurection and the Life, and he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. We beeseech thee to look in mercy on his bereaved family and to Thy name shall be praise forever and ever amen.

VFW post 2539 shall drape their charters for one month in honor of Life Member Ken Combs,our beloved comrade.

VFW Department of MS, Americanism Chairman
February 16, 2007
What a treasure we have lost. His love for his family, city, and state is truly an example for us all. We shared a love for columnist James Arrington and Jones County Junior College.
My sinere regrets to all.
February 16, 2007
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man."

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
©Copyright 1998-2007
February 16, 2007
Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
February 16, 2007
Please accept my deepest sympathy. General Combs was one of the best Commanders i ever had the pleasure to serve under.
February 16, 2007
Edith, I'm sorry to read about the loss of you Father-in-Law. I hope you and Ken find the peace and strength to sustain you during this sad time.

Peace,
February 16, 2007
Our deepest sympathies to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
February 16, 2007
We extend our sincere sympathy to the entire Combs family. Although we no longer live in Gulfport, we still considered Ken to be our friend.

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