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David Barton Corbett

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David Barton Corbett

David Barton Corbett passed away peacefully at age 80 on 03/24/2014. He was born in Yakima 04/18/1933. Predeceased by his parents, Alexander Corbett, Sr. and Elizabeth (Dudley) Corbett, son Michael Corbett, brothers Donald Corbett, Jr. (Myrna), Dr. John Corbett (Irene), and nephew J. Scott Corbett.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Sylvia (Jeffers) Corbett, sons Kenneth (Leesa), John (Ann), daughter-in-law Katrina Corbett, seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

David graduated from Yakima High School, and the University of Washington, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He married his sweetheart, Sylvia (Sib), in 1954. He participated in ROTC, and served three years as a pilot and Second Lieutenant in the Air Force.

David was an independent Manufacturers' Rep, known and respected in his field for his professionalism and integrity.

Sincere thanks to the staff at Virginia Mason Hospital for their fine care, especially to Doctors Biel, Kozarek, and Picozzi, as well as Dr Henninger and the team who kept David comfortable in his last days.

Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 5, 2014 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Federal Way, reception following. In lieu of flowers, donations if desired, to any , Virginia Mason Pancreatic/Biliary Cancer Fund, or help someone in need. Private interment at Gethsemene Cemetery planned for a later date. Arrangements by Cady Funeral Home in Kent.

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Published in The Seattle Times from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2014
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