Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Paul Eugene “Gene” Coombs, age 76 of Winder, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, September 2, 2023. Mr. Coombs was born in Battles Wharf, Alabama a son of the late Leon Eugene Coombs and the late Faye Annette Mayberry Coombs. Mr. Coombs was a member of the Jackson County Baptist Church, was a Lay Minister and was involved in Childrens, Bus and Prison Ministries and enjoyed reading and studying the Scriptures. Mr. Coombs was retired from the Lockheed Corporation after twenty one years and was blessed to be able to work at what he loved as a Journeyman Tool and Die Maker. After retiring Mr. Coombs worked for Bar Code Depot for another ten years. In addition to his parents, Mr. Coombs is preceded by a brother, Jerry Michael Coombs, son, Stephen Kirk Coombs, step-son Bryan Turk, grandson, Patrick Coombs
Survivors include his wife of fifty-three years, Rita Spriggs Coombs of Winder. Son, Christopher Michael Coombs (Rhonda) of Winder, daughter, Stephanie Lynn Hood (Aaron) of Winder. Grandchildren; David Coombs, Noah Coombs, Mackinlee Coombs, Kevin Coombs, Samantha Hroma, Michelle Snyder, Rachel Hood, Tristan Turk, and C J Turk. Two great grandchildren; Hadley Coombs and Nora Turk. A brother, Dwight Coombs of Robertsdale, Alabama also survives.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 6, 2023 from the Jackson County Baptist Church with Reverend Matt Booher and Dr. Jack Lawson officiating. Mr. Coombs will lie in state 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow in Evans Memory Gardens. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are David Coombs, Noah Coombs, Michael Snyder, Zac Hroma, Stephen Ousley, Ian Farlow, Anthony Cook and Billy Parson. The family will receive friends 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at Evans Funeral Home.
Flowers are optional, memorials may be made to the Jackson County Baptist Church, 79 Memorial Drive, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
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