Larry O. Combs, 65, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Larry O. Combs, 65, Watertown, retired Knickerbocker school custodian, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the funeral home. Spring burial will be in the Dexter Cemetery.

Larry was born August 1, 1954 in Watertown, a son to Roland and Leta Calhoun Combs.

Larry was a custodian in the Watertown City School District beginning at the high school, then to Case Junior and finally to the Knickerbocker building until retiring in 2014.

He married Dorothy Towsley in 1972.

Larry was a member of the Watertown Eagles Club.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, ice fishing and was a WWE wrestling fan.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy; their children Larry (Dona) Combs, Savannah, GA, Chasity (Gary) Green, Watertown, Rollin Combs, Watertown, Andrew (Chelsea) Combs, Virginia, IL; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Keith (Doris) Combs and Milton (Lorraine) Combs, all of Watertown; many nieces and nephews; a step-sister, Sherry (Steven) Oliver, Alton, IL.

He was predeceased by a sister, Darlene DeLosh, and three grandchildren, Blue-Sky, John and Nettie.

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