Robert Combs

January 23, 1944 ~ November 29, 2021 (age 77)


Robert Combs 77, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Phelps, Kentucky passed away November 29, 2021, at his residence.  He was born January 23, 1944.  Besides his parents, David and Edna (Grigsby) Combs,  Robert, is also preceded in death by one son Robert Combs Jr.  One sister, Mary Jean Raleigh.  Four brothers, Paul, Alger Bart, James and Arlis Combs. 


Robert worked in Reclamation and Security throughout his life.  He was an avid outdoorsman.  He enjoyed fishing, cutting weeds, walking, and hunting for Ginseng.  He was a collector of Model cars.  Robert was of the Church of God faith.   Most of all, Robert enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, and friends.   


Those surviving Robert, his wife, Ellen Combs of Lexington, Kentucky.  One daughter, Aleah Nicole Combs (Kyle Stivers) of Lexington, Kentucky.  Four sons, Virgil Combs of Lexington, William David Combs, and Kevin Combs of Moraine, Ohio, and Daniel Morgan (Paulette) Combs of Kendallville, Indiana.  Three sisters, Deborah (Stanley) Hollifield of Clay City, Kentucky.  Bonnie Sue Watts of Floyd County, Kentucky.  Colleen (Greg) Fugate of Hazard, Kentucky.  13 Grandchildren:  Jayden, Liam, Ayvah, Bella, Hailey, DJ, Tommy, Mika, Zoe, Lily, Nichole, Elizabeth, and Amy.  9 Great Grandchildren.   Special friends, Arthur Holland and the late Marvin Casey.


The family will start receiving friends at the Jones & West Funeral Home from 6:00 – 9:00 P. M.  Saturday, December 4th, 2021.  Special services starting at 7:00 with Arthur Holland and Gerald Fields officiating.  Funeral services will be Sunday, December 5th, 2021, at 2:00 P. M. in the chapel.  Interment will be at the Wolford Cemetery in Stopover, Kentucky.  Arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, Kentucky.  Our Guestbook may be signed at  Covid precautions will be observed!

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December 4, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Jones & West Funeral Home
37035 State Highway 194 E
Phelps, KY 41553

Funeral Service
December 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Jones & West Funeral Home
37035 State Highway 194 E
Phelps, KY 41553

December 5, 2021

3:00 PM
Wolford Cemetery, Kentucky

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