Burnett Combs, 82, left his earthly home on Monday, March 12, while a resident of Thomson-Hood Veterans Center. A native of Happy, Kentucky and son to the late Taylor and Ada Browning Combs he was born April 26, 1935. Burnett was a US Army veteran and former employee of Philip Morris Tobacco Company. He lived many years in Indiana near his nephew Darren Foster, wife Angie, children Chas, Jessica, and Nathan Foster, before moving to Nicholasville to be near his sister Matilda Foster and her husband Charles. He loved to collect antiques, research genealogy and read his Bible. In addition to his sister Matilda he also leaves sisters Joyce Ann Campbell, husband Donald and Goldie West, step daughters Linda and Rena as well as several nieces and nephews. His family will receive friends starting at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 14, and a Graveside Service with full Military Honors will follow at 1:30 PM in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. The family suggests donations be made to one’s favorite charity in memory of Burnett. “Death takes a life, not a relationship”. Hager & Cundiff Funeral home is proud to serve this man who devoted time to serving his country.