Forrest Combs Sr., 96, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020. Dad was born Tuesday, September 11, 1923, in Iredell County.

He retired from JC Steele & Sons after over 48 years of service. He served in the Marine Corps during World War ll in the South Pacific.

Dad was preceded in death by his wife, Flossie Millsaps Combs.

He is survived by his daughter, Marilyn Baker (Dennis/Dink); his son, Forrest Combs Jr. (Sherry); four grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

There are no formal arrangements at this time.

Chapman Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Family of Forrest Combs Sr.

6 thoughts on “Forrest Combs Sr.

  1. Barbara Sloan says:

    So sorry for your loss! I will miss talking to Forrest at Rosewood. He always remembered my mom and that she was over 100 when she passed.

  2. Diane Snow Carr says:

    Many condolences to your family on your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Diane Snow Carr

  3. It was my privilege to work with Forest for 9 years. He was bright and cheerful and always kind to his younger co-workers. Forest was typical of our Greatest Generation.
    Jim Pickett

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