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Verne D. Corbin, Jr.

9/20/1939 - 9/15/2017

PEKIN ~ Verne Corbin, Jr., 77, of Pekin, passed away at 8:12 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at his home.

He was born September 20, 1939 in Peoria to Verne and Margaret (David) Corbin, Sr., he married Joyce Carpenter in 1977. She died in 2011 in Peoria. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ronald Corbin and one sister, Christine Wilson.

Surviving are one daughter, Delisa Simmons of Pekin; two sons, Kelley (Lisa) Corbin of Las Vegas and Verne Dean Corbin, III of Munchie, IN; one step-daughter, Jackie Hampton of Peoria; one step-son, Donnie Hampton of Peoria; many grandchildren; two sisters, Kathy Scott of Clearwater, FL and Bonnie Wessell of Peoria and many nieces and nephews.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Verne had worked as a heating and air conditioning tech in the area for many years.

A family man, Verne enjoyed fishing, camping, visiting with friends and taking trips to Florida.

Per Verne’s request, his body has been donated to science. There will be no services or visitation. He’ll be greatly missed by all those who knew him.

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin is assisting the family with arrangements.

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