John Corby

June 28th, 1948 to November 15th, 2017

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.

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