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Clyde W. “Bill” Corbett, 93, of Midland, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on December 22, 2019 at Stratford Pines. He was born on March 30, 1926 to the late Jack and Eleanor (Davis) Corbett. On April 17, 1948 he married Mildred Jean Lefler and they had 71 wonderful years together.

Bill serviced his country honorably in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII. Bill worked as an electrician retiring in 1988. He was a long-term member of St. Brigid of Kildare Church. Bill enjoyed hunting, bowling, camping but he loved gardening and his family most of all.

Bill is survived by his wife Jean, children, Linda (Tom) Patterson, Sue Corbett, Randy Corbett and 9 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his siblings, Robert Corbett, Leo Trahan and Elizabeth “Betty” Trogan.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Deacon Daniel Corbat officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home from 10 am until the time of service. Entombment will take place at Chapel Hill Mausoleum.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Kidney Foundation or St. Brigid of Kildare.

Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Corbett family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.



Condolence Messages

  1. Teri Stark

    29 December 2019 2 years ago

    Linda, I’m so sorry to learn about your dad’s passing. He was such a nice guy when he came into the office. Just know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  2. Bill & Martina Leslie

    24 December 2019 2 years ago

    Linda, although your dad enjoyed a long life with you, we are never ready to let them go. Rest in the knowledge he is in a better place and one day you will be reunited forever. Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss.

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