JOHN R. COMBS John R. Combs of Hampstead passed away June 5, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. John was born September 16, 1928 in Eden, N.C. to the late W.T. Combs and Kathryn Williams Combs. He is also preceded in death by a brother, W.T. Combs, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn D. Combs; son, John Davis Combs (Susan) of Chesnee, S.C.; daughter, Margot C. Savage (Ken) of Safety Harbor, Florida; grandchildren, Jennifer Combs, Michael Combs, Sloan Savage and Sarah Savage; sister, Marianne Parham of Winston Salem, N.C.; sister-in-law, Sarah Combs of Eden, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews. After graduating from high school, John graduated from Lees-McRae College. He served in the Philippines as a member of the Army Corps of Engineers. He was a graduate of N.C. State University receiving a BSCE in 1956. John travel throughout the world during his career with M.W. Kellogg retiring after 30 years. John liked to say that he came back home to North Carolina, with his wife Carolyn, to roost after being away for so many years. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, June 9, 2014 at Topsail Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Topsail Presbyterian Church, Hampstead North Carolina. Condolences to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com Andrews Hampstead Chapel
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on June 8, 2014