David Alfred Combe, 77, passed away on December 25, 2019. Mr. Combe was a native of New Orleans and lived in Metairie the last 37 years. He was preceded in death by his father, John Clifford Combe and his mother, Gladys Reine Combe. He is survived by his daughter, Catherine Richaud Combe and his son, David Andrew Combe. He is also survived by two brothers: John (Lynne) and Raymond (Karen). Mr. Combe attended Holy Name of Jesus and De La Salle before continuing to Tulane University where he received his undergraduate and law degrees. In between his undergraduate and law school attendance, he served in the Air Force for six years. After practicing law with Adams and Reese, he returned to Tulane Law School as a professor and a librarian. He enjoyed a successful career with the law school for 35 years. Mr. Combe enjoyed traveling, foreign languages, reading, and history. He was a member of many groups including The Bienville Club, The Boston Club, and Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Private services were held on December 31, 2019 .
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