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Mayor Coombs

May 10, 1945 — March 6, 2018

Born in Nashville, TN on May 10, 1945 Departed on March 6, 2018 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN Visitation: Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church Room: SanctuaryFriday March 9, 2018 3:00pm to 8:00pmSaturday March 10, 2018 11:00am to 2:00pmLife Celebration Service: Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church Room: SanctuarySaturday March 10, 2018 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Mayor John Wynne Coombs - 72, Survived by his wife of 50 years, Linda Warren
Coombs. daughter, Kelly Coombs Woodis (Brad); son, Chris Coombs; grandchildren,
Meagan, Madie and Eli Woodis; mother, Sue Coombs; sister, Carolyn Taylor (Bill);
sister-in-law and brother-in-law Faye & Farrar Clendenin; several nieces, nephews,
greats, and very special family friends. John was a member and active Elder at
Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He also served on the Board
Deacons at GCPC. John served as mayor of Goodlettsville since 2012, prior to that
he was on the city's Board of Commissioners, the Planning and Zoning Board, and
served as Vice Mayor. He was also a member of the Goodlettsville Help Center Board,
the Sumner County Council of Government, the Regional Transit Authority and the
Metro Planning Organization. John was a veteran and served as a 1st Lieutenant in the
US Army. For many years he coached Goodlettsville Baseball at Moss Wright Park.
Visitation for John will be held Friday from 3 - 8 PM and Saturday from 11 AM - 2 PM at
the Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church officiated by Pastor Tim Stutler.
The funeral and Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday at 2 PM at GCPC.
Honored friends will be: The Challenger Class, The Go-Getters, The Board of Deacons
& Elders at GCPC; residents and employees of the City of Goodlettsville and the
Optical World. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Leaving a
Legacy at GCPC.

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