Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 11, 2014

Ervon Buster Combs Sr.

CAMP CREEK — Ervon Buster Combs, Sr., of Camp Creek, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at his daughter’s home. He was the son of the late Ollie Charles Combs and Rebekah Caroline Birdie (Russell) Combs.

Born January 18, 1935 in Buckhead, GA, Ervon was a member of Greenview Methodist Church in Green Valley, and retired as a master carpenter for Compton Construction. He had a passion for gardening, and had the most beautiful flower and vegetable gardens.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Barbara (Thomason) Combs, son Dwight Combs; grandson Matthew James Roland; and brother Bernard Combs.

Left behind to cherish his memory is his daughter Marcheta Albert of Camp Creek and son Ervon Buster Combs, Jr. and wife Josie of Camp Creek; his four grandchildren Ronald Lee, Jr., Daniel Roland, Eric Combs and fiancée Norma Acord, Alex Combs and wife Sierra; his sister Hazel Fife of Elgood, WV; and seven great-grandchildren Morgan Lee, Matthew Lee, Noah, Levi and Katelyn Roland, Mason Combs, and Austin Shields.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton with Chaplain Marquinta Cox officiating. Friends and family may visit one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow at Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Rt. 123 West, Bluefield, WV.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Compassus, 1330 Mercer Street, Princeton, WV.

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