Bobbie Gene Combs, age 79, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018, at the Franklin House assisted living facility in Ft. Scott.
He was born August 12, 1938, in Ft. Scott, the son of Ralph Francis Combs and Georgia Haynes Combs.
He served with the United States Army. Following his time with the Army, Bob had worked as a carpenter in both Washington State and in the Branson, Missouri areas. He moved from Branson to Ft. Scott in the later years of his life due to health reasons.
Survivors include two brothers, Fred Combs, of Republic, Missouri, and Ralph Combs, of Alabama and two sisters, Dorothy Willis, of Springfield, Missouri and Karen Dryer, of Holden, Missouri. Also surviving is a step-son, David Lusby, of Branson, Missouri and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Combs and Rickey Combs.
Following cremation, graveside services with military honors will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, August 27th at the U. S. National Cemetery in Ft. Scott. Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas.