James Coombs

Obituary of James Alexander Coombs

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alex Coombs announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the age of 73. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife: Gladys; children: James (Yolanda), Gaultois, NL, Jill (Danny House), St. Alban’s, NL, Peggy (Trevor Kenny), Grand Falls-Windsor, NL & Paula (Jordan Boone). Point of Bay, NL; grandchildren: Joel, Katelyn, Brady, Kenneth, Rebbeca & Julie; sisters: Molly (Clarence Norman), St. John’s, NL & Rose Clouther, Fortune, NL, as well as a large circle of other nephews, nieces relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sisters: Lavinia Keeping, Alice Abbott, Triffie Coombs & Irene Billard; parents: James & Emma Coombs. Alex was a dedicated member of the Canadian Rangers for 40 years and an active leader of Junior Canadian Rangers. Due to the government regulations regarding Covid-19 there will not be any public visitation. There will be a private family Funeral service on Saturday August 8, 2020 at 2 pm at Christ Anglican Church, Milltown with Rev. Hubert Vallis officiating. Interment at Christ Anglican Cemetery, Milltown, NL. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Hynes’ Coast of Bays Funeral Home, St. Alban’s.
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