He was born in Fort Wayne. He retired from Fort Wayne Newspapers, was a former member of the Eagles, and drove for the Salvation Army. “If you knew him, you loved him.”
Surviving are his wife of 26 years, Diana McCombs of Fort Wayne; daughter, Holly (Buck) Percey of Vidor, Texas; grandchildren, Alayna and Doc; brothers, Walter McCombs and Raymond (Patricia) McCombs, both of Fort Wayne, Richard (Carolyn) McCombs of Pierceton, and Larry (Deb) McCombs, of Churubusco; and sister, Jean (Dean) Walker of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Berdella McCombs; and brother, Harold.
Service is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, October 16, 2010 at D. O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial was in Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.mccombandsons.com.