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Jim Combden

Jim Combden

Born In: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Passed in: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 21st, 2010

On the table of a quaint Barr'd Islands kitchen lay a bowl of lopscouse, a cup of tea and a lassy bun. After a day of bucking carrots and cutting his initials into splitting tables, Jim heard his mother calling him home...
Combden, Jim – (September 17, 1942 - January 21, 2010). Passed away at home, surrounded by those who loved him. James Anderson Combden of Badger's Quay, aged 67 years. An inspirational teacher for 30 years. A devoted Lion for 35 years. An Anglican Lay Minister since the age of 16. An avid golfer. A passionate writer. A political commentator. A lover of nature and Newfoundland books. A doer. A dreamer. A joker. And most recently, a published author. But most importantly, a loyal partner to Shirley (nee Stagg) for 37 years. Father to Glenn (Peggy) Combden and Vicki (Andrew) Murphy. "Poppy Jim" to Jack and Sam Combden, and Max Murphy. A much adored uncle, brother, son, brother-in-law, cousin, nephew, and friend. A positive force in the lives of many. A colourful character unique to the world. A truly remarkable person all the days of his life. The legend of the Fogo Island Boy shall live on and on.
Resting at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove on Friday, January 22nd, 7-9pm and Saturday, January 23rd, 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be held at St. Alban's Anglican Church, Badger's Quay on Sunday, January 24th at 2pm. Flowers gratefully accepted. Jim loved flowers very much.




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