Charles Rubin Corbin

Charles Rubin "Bud" Corbin, 86, of Washington, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 8, 2014.He was born October 19, 1927, in Martin's Ferry, Ohio, a son of Russell Corbin and Ruth Kies Corbin.Mr. Corbin worked as a glazer throughout his life, most recently for American Glass and Mirror Co.He was an active member of Jefferson Avenue United Methodist Church, where he served as a trustee and head usher and was a very active member of the dartball team. In addition, he was a member of American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post 175, the Eagles and IOOF, where he served as treasurer.Mr. Corbin volunteered at Washington Hospital, Washington City Mission, Food Bank and Christian Outreach.He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from February 3, 1946, until his honorable discharge August 2, 1947, with a rank of corporal. He served as a parachutist with the 82nd Airborne Division and earned a World War II Victory Medal.On March 24, 1951, he married Betty Kirk, who survives.Also surviving are a son, Danny Corbin of Washington; a daughter, Sue Hogan (Bill) of Level Green; and three grandchildren, Billy, Christopher and Christie.Deceased is a daughter, Cheryl Corbin.Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 12. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Military rites will be accorded graveside by American Legion Hunt-Kennedy Post 639. The family requests casual dress, preferably nothing black. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.

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William G. Neal Funeral Homes,Ltd. - Washington
925 Allison Avenue  Washington, PA 15301
724-225-8122

Published in Observer-Reporter on June 10, 2014