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Joe Edward Combest, 93, Barren County, KY (1921-2014)

Joe Edward Combest, was a farmer and was the county health inspector for Barren County for 32 years. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a charter member of the Barren River Rod and Gun Club and a charter member of Faith United Methodist Church. Joe was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific theater of operations.

Joe Edward Combest 93, of Glasgow died Sunday, December 28, 2014 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be 11amCT Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, 201 E Washington Street, Glasgow,KY, and burial with military honors provided by D.A.V. Chapter 20 of Glasgow in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4pmCT, Tuesday, December 30, 2014.



Joe Edward Combest, 93, Barren County, KY (1921-2014


Born July 10, 1921in Rantoul, Champaign County, IL, he was the son of the late William J. and Carrie Holmes Combest. He died Sunday, December 28, 2014, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 93 years, five months,and 18 days.

Joe was a farmer and was the county health inspector for Barren County for 32 years. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a charter member of the Barren River Rod and Gun Club and a charter member of Faith United Methodist Church. Joe was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific theater of operations.
He is survived by:

  • A son Jimmy Combest (Jeanette);

  • Two daughters Janet Elliott (Joe) and Judy Morris (Max) all of Glasgow;

  • Four grandchildren Sara McCown (Bobby), Jo Karen Morris, Kelly Hill (Stephen) and Patrick Combest;

  • Three great grandchildren Cody Walker, Dusty Walker and Tyler McCown;

  • Four sisters Betty Logsdon (Wayne) and Helen Simpson both of Glasgow and Gladys Murrell and Bessie Willis (Billy) both of Columbia.

  • Several nieces and nephews


In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Sarah Elizabeth Bryant Combest, a granddaughter Judy Walker, a brother Billy Combest and three sisters Edna Young, Mildred Thomas and Louise Rogers.

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This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.



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