Alvin Corbin, 80, of Clay City, passed away at 10:05 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007 at his residence.
Born May 2, 1926 in Scotland, he was the son of Thomas Irven and Ethel May (Waggoner) Corbin.
He was retired from Crane where he worked in the Material Control Branch of A.S. & C. and was a farmer and District Director for Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC. He was also a member of Faith Southern Baptist Church in Clay City, Clay County Horseshoe League, and the Solsberry American Legion. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II with Combat Infantryman Badge Rifle SS, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, EAME Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Battle Stars (Northern France, Rhineland, & Centeral Europe), Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp, Victory Medal WWII.
Survivers include his wife Edrie (Brothers) Corbin of Clay City; his children Alvin Leon Corbin of Washington; Lane Corbin of Solsberry; Elaine Corbin of Havre de Grace, MD.; Aletta Royer of Coal City; and Mark Corbin of Clay City; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Leonard Corbin; three brothers; five sisters, nine half-brothers; one-half sister; and his parents.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at Faith Southern Baptist Church in Clay City with Rev. Billy Ed Hostettler and Rev. Roger Bear officiating. Burial will follow at Duncan Cemetery in Clay City, with Solsbarry American Legion conducting Military graveside rites.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield and 11 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.
Donations may be made to the Hospice of Wabash Valley or Faith Southern Batist Church in Avlin's name.