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Robert "Bob" CorbettRobert J. âBobâ Corbett, USMC (Ret.), of the Webster community, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 2, at Reid Health in Richmond.
He was born on July 17, 1928 in Detroit Michigan.
Mr. Corbett made a career serving his country in the United States Marine Corps from the end of World War Two through the Korean War, Vietnam War and a deployment to Lebanon. He also served as a recruiter for many years. He remained active in the Marine Corps League and was a Past Commandant of the Department of Indiana and Richmond Detachment. He also formerly was a counselor and instructor at IVY Tech. He was a member and sang in the Glee Club of Richmond Masonic Lodge #196; member and Scooter Patrol member of Tarum Shrine; and member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a faithful member of St. Andrew Catholic Church.
Mr. Corbett will be missed by his step-son & daughter-in-law, Rick & Jana Jay; daughter & son-in-law, Debbie & Dan Peterson; grandchildren, Andrea, Alyssa, Traye, Tessa and Christy; sister-in-law, Marilyn Clarke and brother-in-law, Stuart Jay; and many nieces & nephews.
Mr. Corbett was preceded in death by his parents and wife of nearly 44 years, Margaret M. Corbett, who passed away on September 25, 2015.
Interment will take place in Webster Cemetery at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5. A memorial visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, February 5 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 3001 East 30th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46218; Greens Fork Animal Clinic, 8089 Indiana 38, Greens Fork, IN 47345; or Marine Toys For Tots Foundation, 200 South 9th Street, Richmond, IN 47374.
We were so saddened by the news of Uncle Bob's passing. As difficult as it must be having just lost your mom (and his wife), there must be some comfort in knowing that they are together again! You have our deepest sympathy, and prayers to your family. He will certainly be missed.
Dan and Pam Disser Feb 4 2016 12:00 AM
Rick, Jana, Andrea, Alyssa, and family,
Our prayers are with you all as you go through this difficult time. We are sure Bob was a great guy because we know his life is reflected in yours. May God grant you peace and comfort in the coming days as you celebrate not only a life well lived, but the promise of an everlasting life together someday. God is good.
Love, Gordie and Nancy
Gordie and Nancy Lewis Feb 3 2016 12:00 AM
Alyssa and Family:
Please know we all care and are keeping you in our prayers. You have all had such a journey in the last 6 months. We hope that God can grant you peace and that you can find comfort in his mercy in knowing that they both rest with the angels.
Peace to you all
Love your Three Rivers family
Three Rivers Federal Credit Union Feb 3 2016 12:00 AM