Richard L. McCombs

Richard L. McCombs, 81, of Upper Sandusky, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.

Dick was born Jan. 6, 1932, in Wyandot County to Edward and Ruth (Hite) McCombs, both of whom are deceased. He married Ila Thew Nov. 19, 1950, and she survives.

Surviving are three daughters, Sandi (John) Best of Tiffin, Karen (Nelson) Summit of Polk and Nancy (Todd Ulrich, fiance) Shackelford-McCombs of Upper Sandusky; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Earl (Joy) McCombs of Galion.

He was preceded in death by a son Ron; a daughter Carol; a brother Robert; and a sister Mary.

Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky with the Rev. Jim Stauffer officiating. Burial will follow in Grand Prairie Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, American Cancer Society or American Heart Association and can be sent to Lucas-Batton, 476 S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.

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