Roy J. Combs 66, of Newcomerstown, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital. Roy was born on April 3, 1955, in Louisville, KY. He was 1973 of Buffalo High School, Wayne County, West Virginia. He began working in upholstery over 50 years ago with his father and in 1990 opened his own upholstery business, Wizard Upholstery. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, classic cars, and traveling to the various islands of the Caribbean. More than anything, Roy was most joyful when spending time and sharing adventures with Karen and their kids.
He is survived by his wife, Karen (Kimble) Combs; seven children, Jennifer (Keith) Hatfield, Raven Kimble, Katy (fiancé Josh Hatton) Jarvis, Jace Jarvis, Matthew Jarvis, Braylon and Bryson Wallace. Roy was a loving grandfather to Kolton, Cody, Katie, Josh, Destiny, Kole, Kale, Kruz, Kamm, Kade, Kwyn, Gaven and Alanna. He is also survived by his mother, Ethel (Adkins) Combs; sister, Beverly (Joe) Langdon and nephews, Jeremy and Paul; and mother-in-law, Shirley Kimble.
He is preceded in death by his father, Roy J. Combs Sr; son, Dwaine Combs; brother, Ed Combs, and father-in-law, Gerald Kimble.
The family will hold a Celebration of Life on December 11, 2021, from 1-3 pm at Light in the Valley Ministries, 103 W. Canal St. Newcomerstown, Ohio. A spaghetti dinner benefit will be held January 23, 2022, at the New Philadelphia VFW #1445, 441 Park Avenue NW, New Philadelphia, OH from 11am – 3pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at Dover-Phila FCU.