Emerson Combs

Jason AldermanColumnist

May 13, 2013

Emerson Eugene “Catman” Combs, 67, of Hazard, died Monday, May 6 at the Hazard ARH medical center.

He was the son of the late Waldo Combs and the late Mattie Baker Combs.

He was survived by his wife, Pamela Combs; daughter Jennifer Eugenia Hamilton of Lexington; son Emerson Eugene “Bebo” Combs, Jr. and wife Mary Katherine of Hazard; sister Mariah Virginia Williams and husband Donald of Indiana; brother John Sydney Combs of Hazard; grandchildren Shakayla Shanae McKee, Shade Lindon Combs, and Stone Landry Combs; and great-grandchildren Skya Rashanae McKee, Tihei Rasheed Young-McKee, and Yazaria Eugenia McKee.

Arrangements were handled by Maggard Brothers Funeral Home of Hazard. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 11 with Rev. John Pray officiating. Interment was at Combs Family Cemetery on Lick Branch.