MAJ Dennis C. Coombs was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/11/1992 at the age of 48.5
Layton, UT
Flight Class 67-D
Date of Birth 09/29/1943
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with 21 SOS in 70-71
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More detail on this person: Dennis C. Coombs LAYTON--Dennis C. Coombs, 48, died April 11, 1992 of cancer. He was born in Sturgis, Michigan Sept. 29, 1943, a son of Walter and Angelyn Coombs. He married Virginia Mae (Titel) of Plymouth, Wisconsin in Belleville, Illinois. He graduated from Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida in 1961 and Troy State University, Alabama in 1965. While attending Troy State he played varsity football. He received his masters degree from the University of New Mexico in 1978. He was a Major in the USAF and retired in 1986 with 21 years of service. After retiring from the service he was the Aviation Planner for the Wasatch Front Regional Council in Bountiful for four years. He was instrumental in development of the Salt Lake City terminal control area and authored the Metropolitan Airports System Plan and Metropolitan Heliport Study. He then worked as an aviation consultant for several agencies in Utah and Colorado. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ogden, Order of Daedalians and the American Helicopter Society. He loved his family, skiing, biking, hiking, camping and traveling in the beautiful Intermountain area. He will be deeply missed. Survivors include his wife, of Layton; his children, Denise House, San Antonio, Texas; Cade D. Coombs, Lancaster, California; Tavia Wendlandt, Austin, Texas and Shawn Thoreson, Layton; one grandson, Kyle House; also his mother, Angelyn Coombs, Sarasota, Florida; Aunt Victoria Favorite, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; and one brother, Christopher W. Coombs, Tallahassee, Florida. Memorial service will be held Thursday, April 16, 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 26th Street and Jefferson, Ogden. The family will be greeting friends and relatives 45 minutes prior to the service. Interment, Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis, Michigan where military honors will be accorded. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society, Davis Chapter, 911 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84106. Funeral Directors: Leavitt's Chapel of Flowers Mortuary.

Burial information: Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, MI

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