Oscar McCombs, 67, of Morganton, North Carolina passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014 at his residence.
Oscar was born in Rutherford County, North Carolina on September 12, 1946 to the late J.D. and Susie Jones McCombs. He was married to his wife of thirty seven years, Phyllis Marie Keller McCombs. Oscar was a technician with Rutherford Electric where he retired after twenty seven years of service. Oscar was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed gardening, cutting grass, bailing hay, and general carpentry. He will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife Phyllis McCombs of Morganton; two sons, Chad Oscar McCombs of Morganton and Gary Lee Moore and wife Kim of Swainsboro, Georgia; a daughter, Windy Gail Roper and husband Jeff of Dysartsville, North Carolina; six sisters, Helen Ramsey and husband Bob of Banner Elk, North Carolina, Carolyn Mitchell and husband Kenneth of Dysartsville, Betty Brown and husband Phifer, Wanda K. Howell and husband Boyd, Julie Brown and husband Tommy, and Bonnie Epley and husband Junior, all of Morganton; two brothers, Johnny McCombs and wife Carol of Marion, North Carolina and Freddie McCombs of Morganton; three grandchildren, Whitney and Chase Moore of Swainsboro, and Jacob Roper of Dysartsville; a great granddaughter, Kairi Howell of Swainsboro; a cousin in law, Randy Keller of Morganton; and special friends, Jackie Baker, Carroll Baker, and Nelda Toner, all of Morganton.
A funeral will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Memorial Chapel of Valdese Family Funeral Care and Perfect Peace Cremations. The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at Burke Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, make memorial contributions to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.mem.com.