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May 3, 2013

Orrie “Dale” Combs

62; of New Albany

Funeral services for Orrie “Dale” Combs, 62, of New Albany, will be  at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Scott Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. He died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

   He was born in Jeffersonville, and retired from Ford Motor Truck Plant. He was an avid golfer and IU fan, but most of all he loved watching his grandsons play sports.

   He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Beverly Combs; a daughter, Danielle Early and her husband, John; a son, Tyler Combs; six brothers, Joe “Ivan” Combs and his wife, Barbara, Paul “Rusty” Combs and his wife, Norma, Derl Combs and his wife, Debbie, Kent Combs and his wife, Cindy, Lynn Combs and his wife, Helen, and James Combs; a sister, Ann Paragon and her husband, Terry; two grandchildren, Jackson and Justin Early; numerous nieces, nephews; and a second daughter, Shannon Pavey.

   He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Louise Combs and two brothers, Verl and Ted Combs.

 Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, and after 9 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

   Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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