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Celebrating the life of

Arthur "Corky" Fleming Jr

April 16, 1947 - May 15, 2023


Arthur Thomas “Corky” Fleming, Junior passed away May 15 at Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Corky was born April 16, 1947 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Arthur Thomas Fleming (of Thunderbolt, GA) and Martha Sancken Fleming (of Augusta, GA). He attended Blessed Sacrament School and Benedictine Military School. He graduated from Georgia Military College in 1965. He married Gertrude “Trudy” Parsons June 15, 1968 and vowed that he could only promise her that “life would never be boring." The two experienced many adventures and made many special, lifelong friends while living in Athens, GA, Savannah, GA, Jacksonville, FL, Decatur, GA, and Newnan, GA before settling back at home in Savannah, GA.

Corky was a member of many community organizations throughout his life. He was a past member of the Gridiron Society. He was a member of The Lions Club and the Men’s Club of St. George’s Parrish in Newnan, GA. He was a Eucharistic Minister at St Peter the Apostle Catholic Church and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church as well. He proudly celebrated his Scottish heritage as a member of the St. Andrew’s Society and his Irish heritage as a member of the Hibernian Society and Irish Heritage Society.

Corky is survived by his loving and doting wife of nearly 55 years, Gertrude “Trudy” Fleming; his daughters Carole Foran (Chris); Megan Siddel (Darryl); and Katie Brunson (Patrick) and his grandchildren; John Thomas Foran, McKinley Foran, Michael Siddel, Matthew Siddel, Ryan Brunson, Charlie Brunson, and Reid Brunson. He is also survived by his sisters; Sandy Pinckney of Wilmington, NC; and Shirley Humphries of Savannah, GA. Corky had many beloved nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, July 28 5-7pm with a Rosary at 6:30. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, July 29 at 11am. All services will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial will be in The Catholic Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Blessed Sacrament School or Benedictine Military School.



Your dad had the sweetest disposition. I remember him fondly from my many trips to Savannah. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

- Natalie Knight, Acworth , Georgia

Thinking of you during this time. Cherish the memories

- Mel Rexroad, Minneapolis , MN

So sorry for the loss of this precious man! Husband, Father, grandfather and so much more! RIP

- Anita Smith, Savannah, Georgia

Sandy, so sorry for the loss of your brother. Keeping you & your family in our prayers

- Smith family, Wilmington, NC

Trudy, we are so sorry for your loss. Know that you and your girls are in our thoughts and prayers.

- Caroline & Michael Blue, Duluth , GA

Our sincere condolences to Trudy and the Fleming family on the passing of Corky. Will always remember our car pooling days at BC and UGA and all of our friendly meetings since. He was a good man who will surely be missed. Tom and Patty Anglin

- Tom and Patty Anglin, SAVANNAH, Georgia

He was a special, kind, gentle person and he will be missed. Trudy, we are so sorry for your loss. He was a true friend and meant the world to me.

- Barbara and Jeff Howard, Rockledge, FL

I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family during this time.

- Sabrina Smith, Savannah, Georgia

Betty and I were saddened to read of Mr. Fleming’s passing. We will miss sitting behind him in Mass. May your faith be a source of comfort for his entire family.

- Billy S. Wilson, Jr., Savannah, GA

A very big loss indeed to so many lives that Corky touched. My prayers and condolences are with his whole family.

- Sally Werntz , Savannah , GA

Dear Trudy, Carole and sisters . I am so sorry for your loss of your husband and daddy at this time. Sending love and hugs to you all from Texas. Thankful for the fun memories of your dad doing the boils and having me and Izzie to visit later as well. Your dad was so loving, kind and fun. Prayers and hugs to you all. Patty

- Patty Galvan, Austin, TX

Dear Family, so very sorry for your loss of Corky. May Corky Rest in the Eternal Peace of Our Lord. God Bless

- Roy and Cam Banks, Flowery Branch, Ga

Ms. Shirley, Thoughts, prayers, and lots of love to you and your family during this time of sorrow. Love, Your Ohana Family

- Ohana Ladies Shrine Club of AzizA Court #108, Lyons, GA

A candle has been lit!

- Vincent Powers , Savannah , Georgia

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel