Lionel L. (Detective) COMBS Sr.


News Death Notice

COMBS, Sr., Lionel L. (Detective) Age 77, of Dayton, departed this life Friday, July 12, 2013. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Born in Hazard, Kentucky and spent the majority of his adult life in Dayton. He was a 26-year veteran of the Dayton Police Department and during that time, he attended Sinclair Community College and earned his Associate Degree. He attended Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church where he sang with the male chorus and helped out with the food pantry. Preceded in death by his wife, Hilda P. Combs; parents, Simon and Janie Combs and nine siblings. He is survived by his children, Lionel L. Combs Jr., Jacqueline R. Combs- (Marlon) Minor and Darrell D. (Dr. Barbara H.) Combs; grandchildren, Lionel, III (Shonda Bellaire), Jason and Breann; great grandson, Lionel, IV; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held 11 am Monday, July 22, 2013 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 3801 Fairbanks Ave. Pastor Timothy D. Newkirk officiating. Visitation from 9 to 11 am. Family will receive friends from 10 to 11 am. Arrangements entrusted to the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Online condolences may be expressed at houseofwheat@woh.rr.com

Funeral Home

House Of Wheat Funeral Home Inc
2107 N Gettysburg Ave Dayton, OH 45406
(937) 274-1693

Published in Dayton Daily News on July 21, 2013