Michael  Combs


Michael (Mickey) Combs, on May 29, 2019, Michael moved one step closer to Heaven after a very long illness. Mickey was born on May 29, 1946. He was a graduate of Marsh Fork High School, Morris Harvey College and West Virginia University. Mickey retired after 36 years as an elementary school teacher. He loved to teach and the kids he had throughout the years. He is preceded in death by his father, Howard Combs, mother, Juanita Combs, and brother, Jerry Combs. Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Edna, of fifty-four years; two daughters, Bobbi K. Combs and Cathy Lynn Taylor, and one son, Isaac-Austin Combs; three sisters: Adena Crum of Harrisburg, PA, Tena Markham of Pflugerville, TX, and Tori Combs of Waynesboro, VA. He has four very special grandchildren: Bradley Smith of Beckley, WV, Mahayla Taylor of Arnett, WV, Shaylee Smith and Aca Black of Beckley, WV.
Funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon, June 2, 2019, at two o'clock in the Arnett Chapel, Arnett, WV.
Clergy Pastor Larry Kinder.
Interment Wolf Cemetery, Arnett, WV.
Visitation will be 30 minutes before the service at the church.
Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.
Online condolences at www.armstrongfuneralhomewv.com.
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Tena Combs Markham
Jul 07, 2019
To my dearest brother Mickey Combs... I will alway love him forever.. He will be missed and remembered always.. I cant believe that he is gone.. Hard on me seeing my father Howard and mother Juanita and brothers Jerry and Mickey gone..
Evelyn Lucas
Jun 01, 2019
I was so sorry to hear Micky passed away, but I heard he got saved before he died, I was very happy to hear that, that will help you get through this hard time. I really liked Micky and enjoyed talking to him every year at tax time.
Julia pettry
Jun 01, 2019
I gave Micky some funny moments when we taught together in the buildings behind Mt View. I loved him dearly. His dry sense of humor was one of a kind. May God Bless your family and guide them in the days and months to come. 💙
Yevette Rich
May 31, 2019
He was my teacher in grade school , he was a good man and the first teacher to paddle my behind for talking in class. lots of memories. so sorry , praying for family .
Crissie Scott
May 31, 2019
So many good memories the one comes to mind I'd forgotten about but Mick had called me recently 3 times to discuss something we saw 1974 or 75. UFO were a big thing being discussed at school and public places and he reassured me there was no such thing at that particular moment something enormous slowly crossed the sky, I said then what's that? He said, Edna what is that? Of course I ran home as fast as I could go...
Amy (Pettry) Jackson
May 31, 2019
Mr. Combs was my 5th grade teacher in the 1989-1990 school year. He was a great teacher and I am sorry to hear of his passing. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
Alice (John) Brown
May 31, 2019
Mr. Combs was my 6th grade teacher 39 years ago. He taught me sign language and to this day I can still sign the alphabet. He was an amazing teacher. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Maria Hoal Ransom
May 31, 2019
I loved Mr. Combs! He was my 5th grade math teacher. He taught me to stop second guessing myself. He was amazing. I remember, he loved cinnamon balls and coffee. Praying for the family in their time of need.
Beverly Griffy Clay
May 31, 2019
Mr. Combs was my 4th grade teacher at Mt. View Elementary. He was one of my favorites. Because of him I learned my multiplication tables forwards and backwards, lol! He was an awesome teacher and a great man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. R.I.P Mr. Combs. You will be missed by all who knew and loved you ❤️
Shannon Pioch
May 31, 2019
Mr. Combs was my teacher in 6th grade at Mt. View Elementary and I had the pleasure of working with him at Marsh Fork Elementary. He cared for his students very much! Rest In Peace Mickey! You won’t be forgotten. Lots of prayers for the family!
Debby Young
May 31, 2019
Such a great guy and coworker for many years. I have been remember all the trips we made to Morris Harvey back in the day. Our times at Mt. view will never be forgotten.
Special prayers for the family and especially Edna and Bobbi who loved him dearly.
Elva daniel
May 31, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very hard time. Love youall. Elva daniel