December 13, 1935 - February 12, 2022
Roy Gene Corbett, age 86, of Conyers, GA, passed away on February 12, 2022. He was born on December 13, 1935, to Roy Franklin Corbett and Beulah Layman Corbett. He was a native of Dandridge, Tennessee. Roy and his family moved to the Atlanta area in 1964. He was a systems analyst with Lithonia Lighting and Mead Packaging. He was a loving husband and devoted father, investing himself in the lives of his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He loved to be outdoors and especially enjoyed gardening and fishing. He was a big sports fan and was delighted to see his Braves win the World Series in 2021. Most importantly, he loved Jesus Christ and served Him in many ways over the years as a member of White Oak Hills Baptist Church, Rehoboth Baptist Church, Stone Mountain First Baptist Church, and Heritage Hills Baptist Church. Roy was preceded in death by his parents Roy and Beulah Corbett; his brother James L. Corbett; and his sister and brother-in-law Gerri and Ruble Smith. Roy is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jane Lethco Corbett, of Conyers, GA; daughter Elise Boswell, of Conyers, GA; sons Craig (Sharon) Corbett, of Lilburn, GA, and James (Theresa) Corbett, of Conyers, GA; sister Ann (Tom) Underwood, of Jefferson City, TN; sister-in-law Rubye Rucker, of Strawberry Plains, TN; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. Roy�s family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the management and staff of the Magnolia House Assisted Living Facility in Conyers for their dedicated and compassionate care of him over the last four years. They have truly been angels of mercy. The family also wishes to thank Abbey Hospice in Social Circle for their comforting care and encouragement over the last several months. Funeral services will be held Tuesday February 15, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel with Pastor Joe Hughes officiating; interment will follow at Dandridge Memorial Gardens in Dandridge, Tennessee. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the funeral home. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA, 770-483-7216. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the general fund of Heritage Hills Baptist Church in Conyers, GA.
Roy Gene Corbett, age 86, of Conyers, GA, passed away on February 12, 2022. He was born on December 13, 1935, to Roy Franklin Corbett and Beulah Layman Corbett. He was a native of Dandridge, Tennessee. Roy and his family moved to the Atlanta... View Obituary & Service Information
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