SIKESTON — Jimmie Dale Combs, age 78, passed away at Missouri Delta Community Medical Center in Sikeston.
He was born May 14, 1940, in Nevada, Mo., to the late Jimmie and Dorothy Alma Plain Combs.
Jimmie had been employed by Ditch Witch as a sales representative for many years. He later managed Downtown Amoco. He loved his hobbies, hunting, fishing, camping, manicuring his lawn, feeding the birds; his most beloved hobby was spending time with his family.
On April 17, 1962, in Miami, Okla., he married Marilyn Sue Whitchurch who survives of the home.
Survivors include: four daughters and two sons-in-law, Roxanna and Kevin Burns, Nyna Combs, Melissa Walters and Stephanie and Roy Colwick all of Sikeston; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Johnnie Lee and Brenda Combs of Kansas City, Mo., and Charlie Combs of Lamar, Mo; six grandchildren and their spouses, Jamie and Denise Woodard, Tyler Combs, Ross Walters, Reid and Ashley Walters, Ainsley Colwick, Kensi Colwick; two great-grandchildren Lincoln Woodard, and Quincey Woodard; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Coleen Calton and Terri Elswick.
Visitation is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019, at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Graveside services are scheduled for Saturday, March, 23, 2019, at Lamar Memory Gardens in Lamar.