Roy Ellsworth Corbin, 87, of Columbus, passed away at 8:26 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2007 at Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.
He was born July 8, 1919, in Linton, the son of Ellsworth and Lelia (Clayton) Corbin.
He retired from Cummins Engine Co. in Columbus after being employed for 47 years as a Warranty Administrator. He later worked for 10 years at Lowes in Columbus. He graduated in 1937 from Midland High School, was a charter member of the Palm Coast, Florida United Methodist Church, 64-year member of St. John's Masonic Lodge No. 20, was a diesel instructor at Daytona Beach Community College and was an U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II.
Survivors include two sons, Brian A. Corbin of Columbus and Stephen A. Corbin of Bargersville, a daughter, Marsha K. Reynolds of Columbus, a sister, Ruby Sterrett of Crawfordsville, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine (Morgan) Corbin, Jan. 26, 2001, a sister, Jessie Morgan, three brothers, Lee, Lloyd and Paul Corbin and his parents.
Graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 9, at Fairview Cemetery in Linton, with Grant Swartz officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post No. 22 of Linton.
Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus or the American Cancer Society through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.