It is with deepest regrets and condolences we inform our readers of the passing of Rick Coombs, a former Engineering Pioneer with ProTeam in Boise, ID.
"Rick was well known for his down-to-earth approach and deep knowledge of engineering principles and practices," the company said in the annoucement. "The companies he worked with benefited greatly from his wisdom and pragmatic methods in product design and user-friendly engineering."
Here is the obituary for Coombs from the Boise Statesman:
July 6, 1951- February 19, 2013
Rick Coombs was born July 6, 1951 and passed away February 19, 2013 at his home with his family by his side. Rick had a love for his country, shown by his service in the Vietnam War. Rick was a proud husband and father who had a love for fast cars, movies, steak and potatoes and talking to anyone who would listen. A hard working and loving family man, friend and Veteran, Rick Coombs will never be forgotten by any who ever met him. A memorial service in his honor will be held Saturday February 23, 2013 at Covenant Presbyterian Church for family and friends. 4848 N. Five Mile Rd. Boise, ID 83704.