Josh Coombs was born and raised in Sampson County with his family. His family owned and operated hog farms throughout his childhood. Joshua is a 2003 graduate of Clinton High School. He also graduated from Sampson Community College in 2008. He is currently pursuing his fire science degree through Central Piedmont Community College. Joshua operates and owns Joshua Coombs Farms, LLC which is comprised of twelve 735 finish barns contracting with Prestage Farms. This year, Joshua purchased four 1,600 nursery barns, Coombs Family Farms, that are contracted with Prestage Farms as well. In addition to swine production, he also manages 325 acres of timber. He is also a full-time captain with Clinton Fire Department. Joshua is a Mason through Hiram Lodge #98 as well as a Sudan Shriner in Clinton. He currently serves on the NC Pork Council outreach committee. He is married to Jessica and they have two sons, Jett and Wyatt. They are also welcoming another baby in January 2020.
- Elected to the board of directors in 2020 representing District 4.