Velma R. Corbin (1924 — 2020)

Velma R. Corbin, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 1:28 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. She was an assembler and floor supervisor at Pioneer Rubber Company and AMF. She managed Ranchwood Mobile Home Park in Bucyrus and New Washington Mobile Home Park in New Washington, Ohio, before moving to Florida. She was an active member and volunteer at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bryan and Wildwood United Methodist Church in Wildwood, Florida. Velma was an avid crocheter and collector of friends. She was a gypsy at heart, loving to travel and live in different locations.

Born July 13, 1924, in New Haven Township, Ohio, she was the daughter of Mabel I. (Lepard) Parker. On Dec. 8, 1943, she married her high school sweetheart, Eugene “Ernie” E. Corbin in Willard, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1990. Velma is survived by her daughters, Mary Jane (Tom Miller) Stantz of Bryan and Barbara (Dan) Bush of North Canton, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Jamie (Scott) Parker, Michael (Danielle) Bush, Amy Perry, Daniel (Dorcas) Lamneck, Chris (Charles) Taylor, Theresa (Richard) Perry, Donna (Ron) Burke and Barbara Stantz; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; sister, Myra Jenkins of Norwalk, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Rita Bennett of Sagamore Hills, Ohio; sister-in-law, Dorothy Parker of Florrisant, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, “Ernie” in 1990; son, Ernest Allen “Pete” Corbin in 1976; grandson, Donald Lamneck; brothers, Ralph, Glen, Earl and Allen Parker; and sisters, Amy Jean Parker and Esther Moreland.

In keeping with Velma’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Krill Funeral Service, 860 W. Mulberry St., Bryan, has been entrusted with her arrangements.

Memorials in the name of Velma R. Corbin may be given to the Bryan Senior Center, 1201 S. Portland St., Bryan, OH 43506 or the Senior Center of Norwalk, 130 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk, OH 44857.

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