James “Jim” Lowell Combs, 99 of Glenwood, Iowa formerly of Pacific Junction, Iowa was born January 28, 1923 to Aaron Burr and Sylvia Ann (Swisher) Combs in Pacific Junction. He passed away October 24, 2022 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Jim proudly served in the Navy between March 1943 till March 1949. He was employed at Offutt Air Force Base in the Heating and Air Conditioning civil service department. Jim was united in marriage to Gloria Aileen Livengood on February 20, 1950 at the Methodist Church in Council Bluffs, Iowa. To this union two daughters were born, Vickie and Melissa.
His hobbies included gardening and Jim received great joy in giving neighbors vegetables. He also enjoyed caring for his yard and keeping it mowed weekly. Jim also enjoyed tinkering and working in his son-in-law’s shop. Jim enjoyed reading when he wasn’t able to be outside. He loved visits from family and friends, especially talking about what was happening in the news.
Preceding Jim in passing were his wife Gloria, parents, 1 brother, 3 sisters and son-in-law Denny Wells. Survivors include daughters Vickie Wells of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Melissa (Mike) Courtier of Glenwood, Iowa; 3 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Private Graveside Services, Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Glenwood Public Library.