William Bruce Corbin Jr.
October 25, 1935 – February 2, 2019
William B. Corbin, Jr., 83, of Rapidan, VA passed away February 2, 2019 in Culpeper Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born October 25, 1935 to William Bruce Corbin, Sr. and Katie Dodson Corbin. Mr. Corbin served his country in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of Sergeant Major and was highly decorated for his service. In his civilian life he was a realtor, contractor, gentleman farmer and was a part-time teacher. Surviving Mr. Corbin are his children, W.B. Corbin, Shari Lee Corbin and David Allen Corbin; his siblings, Caroline Mason, Shirley Racey and Savilla Thomas. He is preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Ann Corbin ; his parents, William B. Corbin, Sr. and Katie Dodson Corbin and his siblings, Eunice Meier, Pauline Kelchner, Marjorie Jenkins and Dorothy Corbin. Funeral service will be held Friday February 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Clore-English Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Hayes officiating. Interment will be in Culpeper National Cemetery (New Grounds) at 2:00 p.m. with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, contributions should be directed to V.F.W. Post 2524, 1375 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA 22701 or to the American Legion, 14222 Rixeyville Road, Culpeper, VA 22701. Fond memories and condolences may be shared with the Corbin Family through clore-english.com. The Corbin family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, with these arrangements.
VFW Post 2524
1375 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, Virginia 22701
Culpeper American Legion
14222 Rixeyville Road, Culpeper, Virginia 22701
- Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, February 8, 2019
- Interment to Follow Funeral Service Friday, February 8, 2019
William Bruce Corbin Jr.
Alison & Tony Windland
February 9, 2019
So sorry for your loss our prayers are with you all. Many memories with Bill and Charlotte when we first came to the area!
February 7, 2019
Hugs and kisses to my cousins Billy, Shari and David. Love you! Praying for you and Aunt Savilla, my mom (Caroline) and Aunt Shirley.
Uncle Billy came here a couple of times a year on his way to Shari's house. I think it was in 2016 he wanted to go to Columbia and see if he could find the house that him and Aunt Charlotte lived in when he was stationed there. So we road all around Columbia (he couldn't remember the exact name of the street) but knew about where. Since Columbia had grown so much and since he had not been there for years he wasn't quite sure where the house was. We drove and drove and I did many u-turns. But....we found it! He told us that it was the house that him, Aunt Charlotte and "little" Billy lived in. I remember him saying the house hadn't changed much. (Picture of the house below)
Another memory is one my mom has told me about. When Uncle Billy met Aunt Charlotte he had a baby picture of me in his wallet. Uncle Billy told Aunt Charlotte that was his daughter and his sister was keeping the baby for him. I guess he didn't tell Aunt Charlotte for a while. When they got their own place, Aunt Charlotte told mom that they would take me now. Mom said, take her where and that's when she told mom that Uncle Billy said I was his child. Aunt Charlotte must have loved him a lot, thinking that he had a child and she was willing to take care of it. So funny!
Cindy and George Norris
February 6, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss! We spent many hours with Billy over the years and loved his stories! Hugs and love to all!