Thomas A. Coble, 89

Thomas Arthur Coble, age 89 passed away March 27, 2018 at the Brown County Hospital. Thomas Arthur Coble was born June 14, 1928 to Lewis A and Gladys M. Coble. Tom grew up in Wood Lake, graduating from Wood Lake High School in 1947. In March of 1948 he joined the Army Air Corps, in 1950 it became the US Air Force. He retired from the USAF after 22 years in 1971. On April 4, 1952 he and Elsie Carter were married. To this union three children were born: Toby (Lewis) Coble, Denise Adcock and Carla Herrera. After Tom retired he returned to Wood Lake and bought the Kistler grocery store. He ran it until it burned down in 1974. He and Elsie traveled until they once again returned to the Sandhills and have lived in Ainsworth for the past 11 years. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, his four older brothers; Lewis, Deb, Don, and Keith and one great-grandson. Surviving Tom is his wife of 66 years Elsie; son, Toby Coble of North Platte, NE; daughters, Denise Adcock (Danny) of Ainsworth, NE and Carla Herrera of Corpus Christi, TX; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. As per his request cremation has taken place. There will be no services at this time.

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