Johnny Combs, 92, of Connersville, formerly of Laurel, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 10, 2023 at Caroleton Healthcare Center.
He was born March 7, 1930 in Franklin County, Indiana to Wade W. and Bessie Allen Combs.
Johnny served his country as a firefighter in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
On September 22, 1966, he married Katherine Hannefey in Laurel, Indiana. Mrs. Combs passed away April 14, 2015.
For fourteen years, Johnny owned Sunoco Station in Laurel until his retirement in 1986. He had also worked at the Marathon Station in Laurel for two years and worked as a brick layer for ten years. They moved to Connersville for residence in 2003 and Mrs. Combs passed away on April, 14, 2015.
He was a member of Grace Community Church in Connersville.
In his leisure, he enjoyed watching television, walking, travelling, and was an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan.
Survivors include a step daughter, Linda (Mike) Ingram of Connersville; a step son, Sherman Safewright (Lee Ann Brown) of Liberty, Indiana; three step grandchildren, Kimberly (J.L.) McDonald of Fort Mill, South Carolina, Kellie (T.J.) Lather of Fort Mill, South Carolina, and Bryon (Laura) Safewright of Cazenovia, New York; five step great grandchildren, Mila and Baily Safewright, Kathrynn Jane Lather, Kyra (Jonnathon) Strilka of Charleston, South Carolina, and Olivia McDonald of Anchorage, Alaska; one brother, Dale (Becky) Combs of Chesapeake, West Virginia; nephew, John Combs of Laurel; special nieces and nephew Ralph, Don, and Debbie Lohrey of Brookville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Lohrey and Ruby Casteel; a brother-in-law, Adam Lohrey; and four brothers, Lewis Combs, Elmer Combs, Oral Combs, Ed Combs, and a half-brother, Nelson Combs.
Family and friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at noon on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by Fayette County Veterans Council will follow in Laurel North Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Community Church and online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.