Robert "Bob" Corbally, 64, of Great Falls, a retired funeral director, died of natural causes Monday, May 7, at his residence.
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Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs-day at O'Connor Funeral Home. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday at O'Connor Memorial Chapel. O'Connor Funeral Home is han-dling arrangements.
Bob was born Sept. 27, 1947, to Thomas and Ruth Corbally. He attended Central Catholic High School in Great Falls before attending the College of Great Falls, where he received his bachelor's degree in business. He moved on to attend Mount Hood Community College in Troutdale, Ore., where he graduated with his degree in mortuary science. Bob also served in the United States Navy on the USS Vancouver during the Vietnam War from 1967-1969.
On April 6, 1994, he was united in marriage to Carla Stinger in Stanford. They remained married for just over eighteen years.
He was city manager for the town of Stanford before moving on to his true calling of helping families in need. He was a funeral director for O'Connor Funeral Home and Schnider Funeral Home. He then moved on to work for Phillips Construction.
Bob was president of the American Legion in Stanford, a member of the Knights of Colum-bus and was a very active member of Walleye's Unlimited. He en-joyed fishing and gardening, but above everything, he cherished his time with his grandchildren, family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Carla Corbally of Great Falls; daughters Marcee (Chad) Weist of Choteau, Julie Campbell of Great Falls and Cheryl (Mark) Davison of Lecentre, Wash.; son Roy Corbellof Great Falls; sisters Lynn (Ron) Parker of Grand Junction, Ore., Kathy (Jim) Marks of Helena, and Carol (Mike) Adams of Cascade; brothers Mike Corbally of Alaska, Bill (Jackie) Corbally of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Jim Corbally of Great Falls; and eight grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas F. and Ruth Corbally.
Condolences may be posted online at www.oconnorfuneralhome.com and/or www.gftribune.com/obituaries.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on May 9, 2012