Jerry Lindle McCombs, 70, who resided in Subiaco, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 in Fayetteville.

He was born Jan. 25, 1944 near Scranton in Logan County to the late Clyde McCombs and Martha (Luman) McCombs. He was also preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.

He was a 22 year retired U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. After his retirement, he worked for Cloyes Gear and Products, Inc. and started a business building metal buildings. He was a graduate of Scranton High School and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He loved fishing, gardening, beehives, and was of the United Methodist faith.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 5 at Brotherton Funeral Home Chapel in Paris, with the Rev. Kenny Maness officiating. Cremation and services are under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Winnie (Ferguson) McCombs; two daughters, Shreea Martines and Skeeter Swanson, all of Subiaco; one son, David Martines of Subiaco; two sisters, Selma Spicer of Paris and Brenda Hertlein of Subiaco; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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