Dwight Combs, 84, Aliceville, passed away early Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
He was born May 8, 1928, on the family farm north of Burlington, the son of Lester William and Ulah Leona (Noel) Combs.
On Feb. 15, 1953, he and Ina June Hunter were married in Le Roy. They became the parents of four daughters.
Dwight has farmed and raised livestock all of his life. He also worked at many other jobs in the area over the years in addition to his farming.
He and Ina suffered the loss of their daughter, Kimberly Sue Wallace, on Dec. 27, 1995.
He was also preceded by three brothers, Leonard, Robert and Troy Combs
Dwight leaves Ina, his wife of nearly 60 years, of the home in Aliceville; his daughters, Sandra Combs, Pittsburg, Terry Jo Combs, Iola, and Vicky Stout and husband, Bob, Iola; three grandchildren, James David Wallace, Rashawna Stripling and Hayley Westerman and husband Brandon; and three great-grandchildren, Lincoln Chance Stripling, Jaydie June Combs and Brodon Dwight Michael Westerman.
The family will meet with friends for visitation starting at 12:30 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in Burlington until proceeding to St. John Cemetery in Aliceville for graveside services at 2 o’clock.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Coffey County Cancer Support Group and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
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