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Dwight W. Coombs

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Dwight W. Coombs, 53, of Cherokee, passed away Friday morning, May 13, 2011 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.

Dwight was born on Oct. 29, 1957 to Ruth (Wallace) and Daniel Coombs Sr. at Cherokee. He attended Aurelia Community Schools and graduated in 1976. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was united in marriage to Caroline Joines in 1977 at Cherokee. He had worked on some farms, at the packing plant, and was also a mechanic and truck driver until his retirement in 2005 due to declining health. He was affiliated with the Congregational Church in Aurelia in his younger years. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars and upholstery. He had been a resident of Cherokee for the last three years and prior to this, had lived in Loveland, Colo. for several years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Kevin Coombs, and sister Debra Coombs.

He is survived by his two children: Tracy Dean Coombs of Cherokee; Brandi Lynn Coombs of Idaho Springs, Colo.; brothers and sisters: Drew Coombs of Loveland, Colo.; Dana Coombs of Cherokee; Daniel Coombs Jr. of Strum, Wis.; Duff Coombs of Carlsbad, Calif.; Angela Coombs Kroge of Kearney, Mo.