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Henry Everett Combs

September 6, 1938 February 23, 2018
Henry  Everett Combs
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Obituary for Henry Everett Combs

Henry Everett Combs was born on September 6, 1938 A.D., in Hazard, Kentucky and was called to eternal life on February 23, 2018 in Highland, Michigan at the age of 79 years.

Henry was the son of William and Anna Lee (nee Eversole) Combs. Henry was baptized and later confirmed in the Lutheran Church. Henry became a member of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church in 1973 and remained a member throughout his lifetime.

Henry was a loving Christian husband, father, and grandfather. Henry loved helping others. He was the auto teacher at Milford High School from 1972 through 1995. He also coached many sports and loved all sports, but enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports. He lost his sight in 1999, but still attended his grandchildren’s games and was well known at the hockey arena as the blind man who loved to cheer his grandchildren on. He was very loved by his students and was always willing to help anyone fix their cars.

Henry married Paulina (nee Carlson) on August 31, 1963. They were married for 54 years and both were graduates of Milford High School and life long residents.

Henry is survived by his wife, Polly, his children, Greg & Jennifer Combs, Stacy Combs & Christopher Conklin, Justin & Bethany Combs. His grandchildren, Henry, Tyler, Lexi, Maddie, Tucker, Austin, Andy, Violet, Nate, Caden, Ellie, James, Braden, Emma and Hannah. Also, by his siblings, John (Bonnie) Combs and Mary Van Buskirk. He is also survived by Al, Rich, Jim, Linda, Laurie, Sue and Crystal. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy, parents, brothers Donald and Wilson, sisters Dorothy and Karen.

He dearly loved his family and was very loved by his family. He will be dearly missed.

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Monday, February 26, from 2-8PM. A Funeral Service will be held at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 13667 Highland Rd., Hartland on Tuesday, February 27, at 11AM with Rev. Christopher I. Thoma and Rev. Dr. Frank J. Pies Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in his name to Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church or to Milford High School Varsity Hockey.

For further information please phone 248.684.6645.

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2:00 PM 2/26/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/26/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States





11:00 AM 2/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Our Savior Lutheran Church

13667 Highland Rd

Our Savior Lutheran Church
United States

Cemetery Details


Highland Cemetery Final Resting Place

Milford Road & M59

Milford Road & M59
United States

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