Bronlee Combs, 76, went home to be with the Lord on February 6, 2022 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
Bronlee was born May 5, 1945 in Hazard, Kentucky, to Woodrow and Mollie (Gullett) Combs. He married JoAnne (Schoonover) Combs on May 15, 1994. After graduating from Latkota High School in West Chester, Ohio, he went into the United States Air Force on the buddy system with his friend Bobby Jarvis in 1965. He then returned to Ohio and worked at the United States Postal Service in Middleton, Ohio, Nashville, Tennessee, Ft. Myers, Florida and Maitland, Florida.
He and his wife enjoyed traveling and visited all 50 states, many of them several time because there was so much beauty and so many things to see and do. The drove the historic Route 66 from Chicago, Illinois to the Santa Monica Pier in California. They enjoyed multiple trips to Alaska and Hawaii and even went on a polar bear tour in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, which Bronlee spoke of as one of the biggest thrills of his life. They also enjoyed riding motorcycles on long trips and belonging to the Christian Motorcycle Association.
Bronlee is survived by his wife of 26 years, JoAnne, a brother, Jed (Marcia) of Trenton, Ohio and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by both parents, a brother and two sisters.