Paul Glen Combest

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    - James Montgomery
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    - Larry McKinney
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    - Randy Farb
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    - George, Leslie, Jacqueline and Owen Cronen
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Paul Glen Combest, 76, of Louisville and Adair County, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017.

He was born March 11, 1941, in Casey County, to Ethel Wilkinson Combest and Paul Dow Combest.

Paul graduated from Liberty High School in 1958 and earned a B.B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University in 1962. He was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army as an armored officer, he served 13 months in Korea as a recon platoon leader and flew the DMZ as an aerial observer; he rose to the rank of captain. Paul retired from Ford Motor Co., Kentucky Truck Plant after 34 years. Paul was awarded Kentucky Colonel and was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Wanda Hardin; two daughters, Kimberly Combest and Tammy Combest; three grandchildren, Eliza Glen, Grace and Luca; and a host of extended family.

The funeral was Saturday, June 3, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville St, Liberty, KY 42539, with Brother Paul Patton officiating. Burial with military honors was provided by the Casey County Honor Guard followed in Antioch Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Camp Calvary scholarship fund for wilderness camp at

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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home - Liberty
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
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Published in The Casey County News on June 7, 2017