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Herbert Combs

Hobert Warren Combs was born June 26, 1931 in Fremont, Nebraska to Hobert Roberts Combs and Hazel Rhodessa (Gibson) Combs.  He graduated from Grant City High School and then attended University of Missouri and achieved a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Hobert served his country for the United States Navy during the Korean War.  On August 13, 1956 Hobert was united in marriage to Theresa Ann Eighmy at the Grant City Baptist Church.  He worked as an Electrical Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri and Lake of the Ozarks until he retired.  Hobert volunteered with Disaster Relief during 9/11 in New York City.  He was a member of the Grant City Baptist Church.

On March 23, 2022 Hobert passed away at his home in Grant City.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Ardath Jeanne Yates, and son Robert Warren Combs in 2009.  Left to cherish his memory are his wife Theresa Ann; two daughters Cheryl Marie (Tony) Schmidt and Beth Ann Combs; two sisters Althae Mae Schellhorn and Marilyn Alice Thompson; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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