Vincent Combs

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Daily Press
December 2, 1994


LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Vincent Luther Combs, age 53, passed on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1994, in his home.

He was a native of York County and the eldest son of the late Norman V. “Tiny” Combs and Annette Banks Combs, of York County. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He was a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he coached basketball under Johnny Orr. He taught in the Saginaw, Mich., public schools and Arthur Hill High School systems. He also taught and coached basketball at the University of San Francisco and was employed by the Inglewood public school system at the time of his death. During his coaching career, he received numerous awards and honors.

He is survived by his mother, Annette Banks Combs, of York County; four sisters, Shirley Juanita Berga, Annette Deloris Hopson, Barbara Jean Burge and Kim Denise Combs; three brothers, Carlos Clavton Combs, Lonnie Darnell Combs and Keith Rezon Combs; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Dec. 3, 1994, at 9 a.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. David Paulden officiating. Burial will follow services in the church cemetery. The body may be viewed on Friday, Dec. 2, 1994, from 1 until 8 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Denbigh Chapel. Family and friends will assemble at the residence of Mrs. Annette Banks Combs, 115 Tinnette Drive, by 8:30 a.m.

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