Dr Harold Glen Corbin

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Dr Harold Glen Corbin

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Death 23 Nov 2007 (aged 87)
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Funeral services will be held at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home Chapel for Dr. Harold Glen Corbin, 87, who passed away peacefully at his home on Nov. 23, 2007. The Reverend Larry Langley will officiate the services.
Dr. Corbin was a native of Missouri and a resident of Lafayette for 23 years. He served his country as a member of the U. S. Army during World War II in the European theater and met and married his wife, Elfriede Rossel Corbin, in Schierstein, Germany after the war.
When Dr. Corbin completed his army service in 1946 as a Staff Sergeant, he elected to remain in Germany as a Marine Engineer with civil service. When he and his wife returned to the United States, he attended Tarkio College in Missouri, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Chemistry in 1951. He also earned a Master of Arts degree from Ohio State University in 1966 and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California in 1973.
His career in education began as Principal of Hopkins High School in Hopkins, Missouri, after which he accepted a position with the Department of Defense Dependent Schools where he taught and became Principal in American schools in France, England, and Germany. In 1984, Dr. Corbin retired from government service and moved with his wife to Lafayette, Louisiana.
He is survived by a daughter, Catherine Snyder and her husband James, of Lafayette; two sons, Harold K. Corbin and his wife Leanne, of Atlanta, Georgia and John Corbin, of Savannah, Georgia; seven grandchildren, James Snyder, Christina Morris, Tracey Hargrave, Eric Corbin, Ryan Corbin, Matthew Corbin, Shannon Corbin; and three great-grandchildren, Sara and Anna Snyder and Tyler Morris.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elfriede Corbin; his father, Henry Corbin; his stepfather and mother, Mac and Neata McAdams; one son, Glen Corbin; and one sister, Betty A. McFarlane.
Fountain Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery, 1010 Pandora Street, Lafayette, (337) 981-7098 is in charge of all arrangements.


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  • Created by: Rita Graves
  • Added: 24 Nov 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 23083047
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