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Celebrating the life of
Phillip Curtis Corbin, Sr.
March 23, 1930 - November 01, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 5:30-7:30 pm - Tuesday, November 05, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00am - Wednesday, November 06, 2019
  • Windsor Forest Baptist Church
  • 12521 White bluff Rd. (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-925-8650
  • Interment
  • 2:00pm - Wednesday, November 06, 2019
  • Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park
  • 1600 Wheaton Street (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-234-3458

From what I have read, your Father was a wonderful man; dedicated to family and Country. I know he will be missed by all. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Laurie B. & Serenity BHS

Laurie Bradford, IDD Director Serenity BHS, Augusta, GA

My Dearest Mrs. Corbin... I just learned of Mr. Corbin's passing ... Margaret called and asked if I knew... I did not .... I am sooo very sorry we were not there for you... Especially, all of the years you both have been there for my family... Please know how much we love you both...and appreciate all of the many years you all were friends of my parents...Mr. Corbin was a "rock" in my Daddy's eyes.... With Much Love.. Cheri Stokes Keller

CHERI STOKES KELLER, POOLER, GA

Our deepest sympathy to our cousin Martha and family in the loss of Curtis. Praying that the Lord will bless you and keep you in His care during this time.

Buddy & Harriet Hartley, Garden City, GA

Cece, I could see from your email how proud you are of Curt's achievements and accomplishments in his service to our country and community. It takes men like him to assure our freedom. He is now with our Savior and serving Him. I know this is a sad time, but I hope you are able to celebrate his life and take comfort in knowing many family and friends are there for you.

Nick Stams, Huntsville, AL

Our sincere condolences to Martha and Family, and to all the McDonald First Cousins, on the loss of a dear loved one! Semper Fidelis to a fellow warrior! Curtis is in our prayers.

Lee McDonald (Harriet,. Nancy, Lee & Stephen), Fredericksburg, VA

I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy. May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief

Cheryl Holesovsky, Richmond Hill, Georgia

So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Corbin. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Phil, and your entire family. Semper Fi Marine!

Billy Winters, Stuart, FL

My condolences to you and your entire family. I know how difficult this is now and l hope you know We All have you and your family in Our hearts and prayers.

Pamela Hunt, Vidalia, Ga

My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this time. My the peace of the Lord envelope each of you and give you strength in the coming days. I love you all. Cindy

Cynthia Martin, Fishersville, VA

Your sacrifice and service to our country is never forgotten. Condolences offered to family and friends.

JORDAN, Tucson, AZ

Dear grieving family, my deepest condolences so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort strengthen you for the days ahead. Know that caring thoughts are with you. That "He heals the brokenhearted; He binds up their wounds, according to Psalm 147:3.

F J, , MI

Dear Martha: Please accept our deepest sympathy in your bereavement. Praying that the thoughts and prayers of loved ones will bring you comfort. Fondly, Carolyn (Russell) Oxenrider Savannah, GA

Carolyn Oxenrider, Savannah, Georgia

 

Phillip “Curtis” Corbin

Born March 23, 1930

Deceased: November 1, 2019

 

Phillip Curtis “Curt” Corbin was born in Emanuel County, Georgia, but lived in Pooler/Savannah, Georgia practically all of his life. He retired after 41 years as an Iron Worker with Local Union #709 of Savannah, Georgia, which he served as Recording Secretary for 12 years. He was educated in Savannah Schools and attended Georgia Teacher’s College.

He was a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II and The Korean War. He received three Purple Heart Medals, Bronze Star Medal and Silver Star Medal while serving with George Company of the First Marine Division in the Korean War. He was also, awarded the United States Presidential Unit Citation, the Korean Presidential Citation and the United States Navy Unit Citation. He was inducted into the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame on November 4, 2017, in recognition for his valorous accomplishments, exceptional achievements and dedicated service.

Curtis was a member of Masonic Lodge Richard T. Turner #116, Pooler, Georgia and the Scottish Rite (Savannah Valley). He was a life member of the Marine Corps League and held the office of Commandant for years 1960-1961. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars #660 of Savannah, Georgia and a life member of The Chosen Few (Chosen Reservoir of Korea).

Curtis was a member of Windsor Forest Baptist Church and the Beverly Sunday School Class.

Curtis coached Little League Sports more than 30 years, throughout Chatham County, Georgia. He won many titles including a Rebel Bowl Championship in football in 1973 and a city of Savannah baseball championship in 1982.

He leaves behind his wife Martha McDonald Corbin of 65 years. Three sons: Phillip Curtis Corbin, Jr. and his wife Leigh of Richmond Hill, Georgia, Neal Corbin and his wife Cecelia of Wilmington Island, Georgia, and Fletcher Corbin and his wife Paula of Vidalia, Georgia. He was preceded by one daughter, Melanie Ann Corbin Davenport. He is survived by one brother Neal D. Corbin and his wife Camilla of Rincon, Georgia. His eight grandchildren: Travis Davenport wife, Felicia, Virginia Kobus and her husband Chris, Forest “Beau” Corbin, Fletcher “David” Corbin, Jr., Elizabeth Corbin, Timothy Paul Corbin, Danielle Corbin and Melissa Hay. His five great grandchildren: Curtis Davenport, Jesse Davenport, Synthia Davenport, Caroline Korbus and Phillip Davenport.

Visitation will be held at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home, 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, Georgia on Tuesday 5, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Windsor Forest Baptist Church, 12532 White Bluff Road, Savannah, Georgia on Wednesday November 6, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with a graveside service at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Abbey East, 1600 Wheaton Street, Savannah, Georgia.

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From what I have read, your Father was a wonderful man; dedicated to family and Country. I know he will be missed by all. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Laurie B. & Serenity BHS

Laurie Bradford, IDD Director Serenity BHS, Augusta, GA

My Dearest Mrs. Corbin... I just learned of Mr. Corbin's passing ... Margaret called and asked if I knew... I did not .... I am sooo very sorry we were not there for you... Especially, all of the years you both have been there for my family... Please know how much we love you both...and appreciate all of the many years you all were friends of my parents...Mr. Corbin was a "rock" in my Daddy's eyes.... With Much Love.. Cheri Stokes Keller

CHERI STOKES KELLER, POOLER, GA

Our deepest sympathy to our cousin Martha and family in the loss of Curtis. Praying that the Lord will bless you and keep you in His care during this time.

Buddy & Harriet Hartley, Garden City, GA

Candle tribute lit by Phillip Davenport & Carla Barr — Florida

Candle tribute lit by Donna McKissick — Georgia

Cece, I could see from your email how proud you are of Curt's achievements and accomplishments in his service to our country and community. It takes men like him to assure our freedom. He is now with our Savior and serving Him. I know this is a sad time, but I hope you are able to celebrate his life and take comfort in knowing many family and friends are there for you.

Nick Stams, Huntsville, AL

Candle tribute lit by Lee McDonald — Virginia

Our sincere condolences to Martha and Family, and to all the McDonald First Cousins, on the loss of a dear loved one! Semper Fidelis to a fellow warrior! Curtis is in our prayers.

Lee McDonald (Harriet,. Nancy, Lee & Stephen), Fredericksburg, VA

I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy. May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief

Cheryl Holesovsky, Richmond Hill, Georgia

So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Corbin. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Phil, and your entire family. Semper Fi Marine!

Billy Winters, Stuart, FL

Candle tribute lit by Gwen Warren — Georgia

My condolences to you and your entire family. I know how difficult this is now and l hope you know We All have you and your family in Our hearts and prayers.

Pamela Hunt, Vidalia, Ga

My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this time. My the peace of the Lord envelope each of you and give you strength in the coming days. I love you all. Cindy

Cynthia Martin, Fishersville, VA

Your sacrifice and service to our country is never forgotten. Condolences offered to family and friends.

JORDAN, Tucson, AZ

Dear grieving family, my deepest condolences so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort strengthen you for the days ahead. Know that caring thoughts are with you. That "He heals the brokenhearted; He binds up their wounds, according to Psalm 147:3.

F J, , MI

Dear Martha: Please accept our deepest sympathy in your bereavement. Praying that the thoughts and prayers of loved ones will bring you comfort. Fondly, Carolyn (Russell) Oxenrider Savannah, GA

Carolyn Oxenrider, Savannah, Georgia


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