Obituary of Gabriel Austin Combs
December 18, 2017
God called home one of his very special angels, Gabriel Austin Combs on December 8, 2017 just 15 days shy of his 23 birthday. Gabriel had a wonderful sense of humor, a strong faith in God and a heart of gold. He wasn't much of a social person but if he allowed you to get to know him he was a loyal friend and loved you with all his heart and told you often. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was very witty. He could make you laugh until you cried. He loved a joke and making up silly nicknames for loved ones and pets. His love for animals was deep, often creating stories about his pets and what type of person they would be if they were human. He would often jokingly say to me "if I die someday, I'd like God to make me a cat just for one day but only if I had a family like ours". He admired his cats tommy and Callie's sensitivity and intuition because he shared those same qualities.
Gabriel was highly intuitive which made it difficult for him to be in public for long periods of time. He could tell instantly what kind of person you were and the size of your heart. His family, animals and friends were the most important thing in his life. The special ones brought comfort to his soul. He will be remembered as a deeply open hearted, kind
and overly empathetic soul with a huge appreciation of music, laughter, animals and family. He never left your side without a big hug and saying the words "I love you too much and I love you more than life!"
He was a bright light of energy "the flame that burns twice as bright only burns half as long.
He is survived by his mother Laurie Robertson Painter, his brother Brandon Cole Painter, his father Craig (Julie) Vernon Combs, of Redding, CA, grandparents Pamela (john) Ferch of
Nevada, Patricia Robertson of Antioch, Linda (Cruz) Arellanes of Sacramento, Grandfather Larry Combs of OR, God-Grandparents Noel and Charlotte Painter of Grass Valley, CA, and several aunts and uncles, great aunts and uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his grandfather Danny Paul Robertson, great grandparents Fred and Lucille Robertson of CA and Bert and Dorthy Eames of ID.
Memorial service to be held at a later Date. Arrangements are under the care of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary. Gabriel Austin Combs https://www.gofundme.com/in-loving-memory-of-gabe-combs