Tiney M. McComb, age 69, died quietly at his home in New Albany, Ohio, April 21, 2012. Tiney was born March 27, 1943 in Covington, Virginia and grew up in Huntersville, West Virginia, son of the late Clarence and Georgia (Moore) McComb. He is preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Helena McComb, and brothers, Grey and Jamie McComb.
Tiney attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, and graduated from the University Of Wisconsin Graduate School Of Banking. He was former Chairman and President of Heartland BancCorp, Gahanna, Ohio which he formed in 1988 and former Chairman of Heartland Investments, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heartland Bank. Prior to Heartland, he was employed by Franklin Bank, a state chartered community bank in Columbus, Ohio, from 1968 to 1987, becoming its president in 1978. Throughout Tiney’s career he earned countless honors and awards, most recent being, 2011 Jeanne and John G. McCoy Community Service Award and 2010 Marshall University Alumna Community Achievement Award.
Tiney was a member of New Albany Presbyterian Church, Ohio Commodores, and Sertoma International/Life Member. He was also Past Board Member of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation, the American Red Cross, (Columbus Chapter), Community Bankers Association of Ohio, Ohio Bankers Association, the Ohio 4-H Foundation, Director of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (1997 thru 2002), President of the Gahanna Community Improvement Corporation (CIC), American Bankers Association, and past member of Regional Advisory BoardChairman of Credit Committee; US Small Business Administration.
Tiney was also a member of the Grove City Masonic Lodge #689 Aladdin Shrine Temple, Scottish Rite 33 Degree Mason and the Grove City Elks Lodge #37. Tiney M. McComb was one of twelve bankers selected in 1984 to complete a delegation from the People to People International Citizen Ambassador Program to the People’s Republic of China in order to develop trade between the United States and China. Mr. McComb enjoyed golf and fishing, held a private pilot’s license and was also an inventor.
He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Debra McComb; son, G. Scott (Amy) McComb and their children Parker and Kailyn of Gahanna, Ohio; daughter, Camilla McComb, PhD of New Albany, Ohio; brother, Carl McComb; and many other extended family members and dear friends. Family will receive friends from 4-8 P.M. Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Mifflin Presbyterian Church, 123 Granville St., Gahanna, where a Masonic Service will begin at 7:30 P.M.
Funeral services will be held at 6 P.M. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Church of the Resurrection, 6300 East Dublin Granville Rd., New Albany, where family will receive friends from 4 P.M. until time of service. Rev. David Milroy officiating. Private family inurnment. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 614-939-4558. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the New Albany Community Foundation’s Helena McComb Memorial Fund for vocal music, 220 Market Street, Suite 205, New Albany, OH 43054. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.schoedinger.com.