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Carson Darnell Combs
May 11, 1955 ~ July 3, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Carson Darnell Combs was born May 11, 1955, in Chicago Illinois to his loving mother Jeanette Combs, he was the fourth child and oldest son of seven children. Carson made his transition peacefully Monday, July 3, 2023, surrounded by his loving family.
Carson was raised on the Southside of Chicago Illinois where he attended Paul Revere Elementary School and graduated from eighth grade in 1968. Carson went on to study at Chicago Vocational High School and Job Corps until enlisting in the United States Army in October of 1972 where he served in the Vantiem war and received an honorable discharge in August of 1975. After leaving the Army,
Carson worked in many different fields, he was a man of many talents and believed he could fix anything and if he could not fix it, he would say “It can't be fixed then.” Carson studied Business Administration at Kennedy King College and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant on and off for over twenty years. Carson married R. Denise Herbert in 1978; from this union Carson gained a daughter Tshara Diane, and two children were born: Jason Darnell and Marqueta Denise. Carson loved being a Daddy, he enjoyed taking his children to baseball games, on picnics in the park and on shopping trips.
Carson had many hobbies like riding bikes, playing in a softball league, and playing the guitar. Carson briefly played in a band that covered music from his favorite group Earth Wind & Fire, “Reasons” was his favorite song. Well after his actual guitar playing days, Carson could always be seen playing air guitar to almost any music that was playing at the time. In 1998 Carson relocated to Wisconsin and continued to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant until 2001. After retiring from being a Nursing Assistant Carson settled in as a granddaddy and enjoyed playing football with his grandson and video games with his son in law.
Carson kept his self-busy with watching football, following politics, and studying law cases and in 2018 he decided to go back to school to earn a law degree, when God called him home, he was just a few credits away from qualifying for law school.
Carson was preceded in death by his mother Jeanette Combs, oldest sister Juliette Downs, youngest brother Corey Jackson, son Jason Combs, granddaughters Amore’ & Le’Nae Cadd and niece Carla Montgomery. Carson leaves to cherish his memories: his beloved Fiancé’ Amy Jalan & family; daughters, Tshara Herbert and Marqueta Cadd (Le’Jon); sisters Barbara Montgomery and Beverly Combs; brothers, Vincent Combs and Jeffery Combs; sister in law Pat Jackson; brother in law, Napoleon Downs I (Clara); grandchildren, Ceaira Herbert, Robert Hart III LJ Cadd, Anyce Langford, Le’Nya Cadd, Anala Langford, Leah Cadd, and Le’am Cadd; greatgrandchildren, Deon Shaw, Robin Hart, Zuri Cadd, Zonnique Cadd, Atlas Hart and Kaylani Burgin; and a host of nieces; great-nieces; nephews; great-nephews; cousin and friends.