Ed McCombs Obituary

From the Rushville Times, Thursday July 8, 1976

RITES HELD IN ASTORIA FOR ED MCCOMBS Ed McCombs, 70, of Astoria, died Saturday in Culbertson Memorial Hospital. Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Shawgo Memorial Home. Collis Trone officiated and burial was in Astoria Township Cemetery. He was born in Schuyler County on February 9, 1906, a son of Grandville W, and Ester Robbins McCombs. He married Alma Trone on January 20, 1926, in Schuyler County. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Lawrence E. of Pekin and Robert of Astoria; 9 grand-children; 2 great grand-children. He also leaves 2 brothers, Clifferd of Mt. Sterling and Dale of Rushville; and one sister Mrs. Lettle Simmons of Rushville. One daughter preceded him in death. Mr. McCombs was a caretaker of Astoria Township Cemetery for 10 years, retiring Feb 1.

Submitted by Janice McCombs Johnson

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