July 3, 2022

Sidney William Coombs


Sidney William Coombs
Age: 94
Died: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Garden Valley Retirement Village
In Garden City
Born: May 29, 1922 at Cable, Wisconsin
Parents: Walter & LaVonne Emily (Williams) Coombs
Marriage: to Jean E. Bergstrand on November 28, 1948 at Valley City, North Dakota
She died on February 23, 2011

Memberships: Church Of The Nazarene in Garden City
Past President of Western Kansas Manufacturing Association 

Sidney served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. He was stationed with the 601st Air Engineer Squadron in Hokkaido, Japan. In 1961 he earned his Mechanical Engineer Degree from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas and moved to Garden City. From 1964 to 1993 he was the Owner-Operator of Bocats in Garden City manufacturing live floor trailers, manure spreaders and other agriculture equipment. Sidney was very involved in his church and served in many positions. He especially was involved in church missionary work and had traveled to 28 different countries on missions. He also enjoyed restoring antique tractors and his Grandchildren’s activities. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, Son-In-Law Mark Lucas & 3 Sisters- Ethelyn Pepple, Margaret Mickelson & Myrl Doerr. 

Survivors: 1 Son Rev Curtis & Judy Coombs Meade
3 Daughters Susan Lucas Loveland, Colorado
Cindy & Ray Malan Westminster, Colorado
Glenna & Jim McGee Garden City
1 Brother Edward Coombs Martin, North Dakota
11 Grandchildren
22 Great-Grandchildren
4 Great-Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 10:00 AM Monday
Place: Church Of The Nazarene in Garden City
Burial: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Graveside Rites: Kansas Army National Guard Honor Guard
American Legion District 8 Honor Guard
Memorials: Homestead Assisted Living or 
Kansas District Church Of The Nazarene Work And Witness Fund
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, Noon to 8:00 PM Sunday
At Garnand Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com