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“Paula and I send our condolences to the Corby family. I know this is a tremendous loss but what a blessing to have John in your lives. When I...Read More »
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“So many great memories. God has taken another angel home. You will always be in our hearts. "RIP" "BIG JOHN" God Bless the Corby family. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Denise Paeth - GOODELLS, MI

“My condolences to the family of John Corby ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Larry Collinger - Port Huron, MI

“My condolences Kevin, Jud and family! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Joseph Redfield - Fort Gratiot, MI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: J

“Kevin and Jud I'm sorry to hear about your dad , my thoughts and prayers are with your family, God Bless your DAD . ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Tim Muir - Marysville, MI

“john you were one crazy guy but you had a heart of gold what you did for the grown ups and kids my god bless you john ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: bob marriott - stuart, FL


John Franklin Corby, 69, of Clyde, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

He was born June 28, 1948 in Rockford, Illinois, to the late Robert J. and Phyllis Helen Corby. He married Christine M. Guenther on December 26, 1970 in Port Huron.

John was employed at Prestolite for 25 years.

He was an avid fisherman, hunter and bowler and ran the Frank Fitzgerald Industrial Softball Tournament for 25 years. He was past president of the Clyde Township Little League and a major fundraiser for the little league making vast improvements to the program and facilities. John enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren participate in sports. John's family was the most important part of his world.

He is survived by his wife, Christine M. Corby; two sons, Kevin (Caroline) Corby, Jud (Kristie) Corby; two daughters, Sheila Corby and Mindy Corby (Eric Herbert); seven grandchildren, Courtney, Curtis, Tucker, Jordon, Justin, Jayce and Jonathan; three siblings, Donald (Judy) Corby, Sherry (Charlie) McCallum and Ronald (Denise) Corby; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. The Reverend Max Amstutz will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Blue Water Hospice.

For complete information visit Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.