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Douglas Martin Doug Combs was born July 13, 1970 in Porto Alegre, Brazil to Jack Carl Combs and Barbara Jean (Taylor) Combs. He passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Doug enjoyed life to its fullest from the time he was a fun loving little boy until he went to be with Jesus. He followed in his parents footsteps by traveling around the world as a missionary and teacher. Doug enjoyed meeting new people, getting to see different countries and cultures while documenting them through his photography. He adored his family and was a loyal friend to many people across the globe. He loved sharing a Dr. Pepper, Chinese food or a large piece of chocolate with anyone. He will be remembered for his adventurous spirit, wisdom, generosity and being a believer.
Survivors include his parents, Jack and Barbara Combs of Norman; brother, Craig Combs and wife Erin of Norman; three sisters, Jeanine (Combs) Fuller and husband Bryan of Norman, Lisa (Combs) Blashock and husband Dave of Norman, and Kimberly (Combs) Riley of Norman; two nephews, Colin Riley and Gavin Blashock; four nieces, Lauren Blashock, Lindsey Blashock, Reed Fuller, and Amelia Grace Combs.
Doug was preceded in death by: his maternal grandparents, Roy and Ruby Taylor; paternal grandmother, Alice Combs; and niece, Ashley Riley.
Visitation is scheduled for 6:00pm 8:00pm, Monday, September 4 at Tribute Memorial Care of Norman (708 24th Ave. NW). Celebration of Life Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, September 5, Wildwood Community Church, 1501 24th Ave. NE, Norman with interment following in Warren Cemetery, Norman, OK.
Doug and his family have been placed in the care of Tribute Memorial Care of Norman. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in honor of Doug to ALMI (Abiding Life Ministries International) P.O. Box 620998 Littleton, CO 80162. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.tribute.care.
Published on September 2, 2017
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