<a href="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2016\/05\/PRes.-Poca.web_1.jpg"><img src="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2016\/05\/PRes.-Poca.web_1-209x300.jpg" alt="PRes. Poca.web" width="209" height="300" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-12591" \/><\/a>\r\nRobert Lee McComb, Jr. was born in Marlinton November 24, 1948, the son of Robert L. and Nadine Eddy McComb. A graduate of Marlinton High School, he entered the U. S. Air Force on March 4, 1969, completing his basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He completed the helicopter pilot course at Fort Wolters, Texas, and would have completed advanced flight training and received his commission on March 10, 1970. Warrant Officer Cadet McComb died of injuries received in a helicopter crash during practice maneuvers at Fort Rucker, Alabama, on Friday, February 20, 1970, at the age of 21. He was buried at Mountain View Cemetery. Mary Jo Sharp Collection, ID: PHP001238\r\n\r\nPHOTO UPDATE: More information on last week\u2019s photograph of \u201cFarmer\u201d Blackhurst in the Cass Shop, ID. PHP001343. Mower Lumber Co. Foundry Crew, August 1956. Men pictured left to right: Jesse McCalpin, Huffman Summerfield, Roy Day, Allen Blackhurst.\r\n\r\nAccess the \u201cPreserving Pocahontas\u201d Digital Library at www.pocahontasp reservation.org or www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email info@pocahon taspreservation.org Prints of photographs are available.