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Baxter Holton Combs

April 14, 1931 ~ January 9, 2019 (age 87)

Baxter Holton Combs, 87, of Statesville, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Gordon Hospice House. Born in Iredell County on April 14, 1931, he was a son of the late Royd Louis Combs and Ethel Compton Comps. He was a member of Monticello United Methodist Church and enjoyed working for other people needing help.  He was the top salesman for Cliff Weil Ins and was a veteran of the U. S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Pierce Combs, three daughters, Anita Souther (Jerry), Jewell Layne (Artie Case) and Marsha Williams (Henry), all of Statesville, a sister, Lucille Parlier, an aunt, Josephine Sells, 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Friday, January 18, 2019 at Monticello United Methodist Church with Pastor Amy Spivey and Rev. Tony Combs officiating. The family will greet friends at the church for one hour prior to the service and burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens with Military Rites presented by the Iredell County Veterans Burial Detail.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to Memorials may be given to Monticello United Methodist Church, 308 Island Ford Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28625 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28625. Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Monticello United Methodist Church
308 Island Ford Rd., Statesville NC 28625

Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County
2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28677

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