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Carlos M. Coombes

December 23, 1934 April 10, 2019
Carlos M. Coombes
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Obituary for Carlos M. Coombes

Peoria- Carlos M. Coombes, 84, of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

He was born December 23, 1934 in Stilwell, Oklahoma to Robert and Rachel (Brown) Coombes. He married Mary C. Tippett on November 21, 1959 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe, Illinois. She preceded him in death on January 5, 2007.

Carlos is survived by three daughters, Ellen (Brian) Pipkin of Scarborough, Maine, Lisa (Pat) Golden of Peoria, and Emily Coombes of California; grandchildren Michael (Kelli) Golden, Kristina (Tyler) Gonzalez, and Matthew Golden; and great-grandchildren Mia Gonzalez, Eli Gonzalez and Gage Golden, all of Peoria. He is also survived by one brother, Richard E. (Mary H.) Coombes of Groveland, one sister, Roberta (Kenneth) Golden of Stilwell, Oklahoma, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Carlos served in the US Army, and spent his career as a tool designer at Caterpillar, Inc. until his retirement after 44 years of service.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 between the hours of 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM at St. Bernard Catholic Church with an additional visitation being held 30 minutes prior to mass. Father Alexander Millar will officiate and burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Carlos’s memory may be made to The Greater Peoria Honor Flight Program.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook book or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

16

Apr

5:00 PM 4/16/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/16/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

17

Apr

1:30 PM 4/17/2019 1:30:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/17/2019 2:00:00 PM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Wednesday

17

Apr

2:00 PM 4/17/2019 2:00:00 PM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Greater Peoria Honor Flight

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