Martin-Hollis Funeral Home: Obituaries

Martin-Hollis Funeral Home

Phillip L. Combites
(January 29, 1947 - February 1, 2013)

U.S. Veteran Phillip L. Combites age 66 of Avon, IL formerly of Bushnell, IL passed away at 9:42 A.M. Friday February 1, 2013 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL. He was born on January 29, 1947 in Avon, IL to Donald D. and Viviene Nelson Combites. Phil is survived by 2 Sons – Kevin Combites and Alan (Becky) Combites both of Avon, IL, 1 Daughter – Melissa (Ed) Arnold of Prairie City, IL, 4 Sisters – Judith Von Holt of Wyaconda, MO, Sylvia (Bud) Schoonover of Bushnell, IL, Mary Sanderson of Bushnell, IL, and Deann Combites of Adair, IL, and 1 Brother – Fred Combites of Adair, IL. He is also survived by 8 Grandchildren – Krysta, Deanna & Nathan Hilliard, Kayla, Kimberly and Kassie Combites, Bradley and Brandon Arnold and 2 Great-Grandchildren – Cayden & Clinton, plus numerous nephews and nieces. Phil was preceded in death by his Parents, 1 Son (Thadeus) and 1 Sister (Avis Carter). Phil graduated from B-PC High School in 1965 and served in the U.S. Army from February 1966 to February 1968. He later worked at the Bushnell Tank Company as a welder. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday February 6, 2013 at the Martin-Hollis Funeral Home in Bushnell, IL. Visitation will be held from 6 – 8 P.M. Tuesday February 5, 2013 at the Funeral Home where friends may call after 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday. Burial will be in the Bushnell Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s Choice. Please sign the guestbook or leave condolences at