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Alvin Leon Corbin, 70, of Washington, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Evansville.
Alvin was born in Linton, Indiana, to the late Alvin Corbin and Hildred (Campbell) Corbin-Kent. Alvin graduated from Eastern Greene High School in 1965. He went on to serve his country fearlessly in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was awarded a Purple Heart in 1966. He retired from RCA and later retired from Byers Electric in Bloomfield, Indiana. He also served with the Solsberry Fire Department for many years. Alvin was a member of the local American Legion and was of Christian faith.
Alvin leaves behind his loving companion of 25 years, Mary Jones; a brother, Lane Corbin (Shirley); stepdaughter Rebecca Johnson (David); half sisters Elaine Brown and Aletta Royer; half brother Mark Corbin; stepsister Carolyn Barger; stepbrother Ted Kent; stepgrandchildren Brittany Johnson, Jacob White, Haley Johnson; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Leonard Corbin; stepson Ernie Jones; and two stepgrandchildren, Ashley and Aaron Johnson.
Family and friends will gather in Gill Funeral Home, 308 E. Walnut St., Washington, IN 47501 on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held also at the funeral home Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at 1 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, with military honors. Online condolences may be made at www.gillsince1872.com.
Published on November 9, 2017
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