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April 27, 1932 - October 28, 2019
Buddy Combs, 87, of Montross, VA, passed away on October 28, 2019 after a short illness. Buddy was born on April 27, 1932 in Oak Grove, Virginia to Ernest Combs Sr. and Goldie Winfield Combs. After graduating from Oak Grove School, Buddy proudly and honorably served in the US Army during the Korea War, and was a member of the 1st Cavalry Division, 29 Anti-Air Artillery with main duty station in Japan while at same time providing various missions in Korea. Because of Buddy’s dedication and sacrifice during the Korea war, as well as others like him, we are able to remain as free Americans.
Buddy married and moved to Baltimore, MD where he worked for Bethlehem Steel. He moved his family back to Virginia in 1963, and worked as a security guard at NSWC Dahlgren, VA until his retirement.
Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Goldie, his brother Gordon Combs, his nephew Tommy Combs and granddaughter Rosie Fisher.
He leaves behind to treasure his memory; his brother, Ernie Combs (Dolores), his children, Wanda Farmer (Timmy), Cheryl Moran (Jimmy) and Lester Combs (Patricia). His grandchildren, Jeffrey Farmer, Megan Farmer, Matthew Combs (Tink), Andrew Combs (Jessica), Jenna Whitman (Daniel), Tricia Rose (Ames) and Jason Marders (Victoria); nieces, Karen Lafferty and Melody Viet (Ron), eight great-grandchildren, Dayton, Zach, Lydia, Roegan, Decker, Dylan, Shyanna, Kylee, Damian, and Taylor; great-great grandchildren, Ayden and Easton, and many great nieces, nephews, special cousins and friends.
Buddy expressed his wish to be cremated and to not have a viewing or funeral. A celebration of his life will be held in the Spring of 2020.
Online condolences may be left at www.storkefuneralhome.com.