John Paul Combs, 72, of Cottageville, WV, passed away Nov. 20, 2023, at his home following a brief illness.
He was born Aug. 15, 1951, in Millwood, WV, a son of the late James Edgar and Kathryn (Farra) Combs. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his half-sisters, Emma Jean Drennen and Norma Ruth Wetzel.
He was a graduate of Ravenswood High School Class of 1969. He had an Associate degree from WVU-Parkersburg. He was retired from Ames True Temper in Parkersburg and Constellium of Ravenswood. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors.
Survivors include his daughter, Angela Hunter and John of Ravenswood; brothers, Thomas W. (Grace) Combs of Cottageville, James C. (Anna Mae) Combs of Ravenswood; sisters, Karen Combs of Millwood and Kathryn Ann Combs of Millwood; half-brother, David C. Combs Sr. and his wife May of Vienna, WV; two granddaughters.
Service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 24, 2023, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV. Burial will follow in Otterbein Cemetery, Evans, WV. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time-of-service Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the Millwood U.M. Church Secretary, 314 Lower Log Lick Road, Cottageville, WV 25239.
Condolences may be shared with the family at castofuneralhome.com.