Combs, Robert Lamar
Birth: Monday, December 05, 1932 in Jasper Florida
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 82
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Capt. Robert "Bob" Lamar Combs, USN, Ret., 82, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly of Jacksonville, FL passed away on November 13, 2015 in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born December 5, 1932 in Jasper, FL he was the son of the late Hazel L. Hammock Combs and Lacy Edward Combs.
Bob is survived by his loving wife Ann Bond Combs whom he married on May 15, 1981 in NAS Patuxent River Chapel.
Also survived by his children; Michael S. Combs of Aurora, CO and Robert A. Combs of Sausalito, CA, siblings; Claudell Edward Combs of Middleburg, FL, John Joel Combs of Maclenny, FL, in addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his siblings; Elizabeth Kirkland Dobson, Patricia Kirkland Ladin and Charles Edward Kirkland.
Bob graduated from Andrew Jackson High school in 1951, and from Southeastern Louisiana College in 1955 earning his Bachelor's Degree, he entered the U.S. Navy on November 9, 1955 and retired on January 1, 1983 after 30 years of service. He was Vice President of Mantech retiring in 1997 after 14 years. Bob belonged to the Veterans of Helen and Breton Bay Golf and Country Club. He enjoyed golfing and grass cutting.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with prayers recited at 7:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 10:00AM in the Funeral Home chapel with Father Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Pallbearers will be; Dallis Hill, A. Ford Connelly, Richard Curry, Steve Wilson, Will Phillips and Ford Connelly. Honorary pallbearers will be; Dave Swift, Frank Sowell, Larry Trader, Larry Mills, William Dixon and Paul Lombardi. Contributions may be made to Health Share of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 1208, Leonardtown, MD 20650; Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or Mechanicsville Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home..