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Donald C. Corbin

July 13, 1938 - October 17, 2022



Donald C., known to many as “Corb” Corbin, 84, of 57 Ridens Road, Lewistown, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at his home.


He was born July 13, 1938, in Bratton Township, a son of the late Clair and Hazel (Renninger) Corbin. On Dec. 20, 1958, he married Joyce L. (Wagner) Corbin. She survives at their home. Along with his wife, he is also survived by: his daughter, Michelle L. Logan and husband Donald of Lewistown; his only grandchild and the apple of his eye, Adeline Logan of Lewistown; and his siblings, Mary Ida Reed of Reedsville, Kathryn Ann Leister of Vira, Richard Melvin Corbin of Vira, Ralph Edwin Corbin and wife Judi Ann of Alexander Lane, Lewistown, Jane Louise Bailey and husband Michael of McClure, Jean Marie Kramer and husband Barry of Beaver Springs, as well as several special nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Gene Corbin. Donald was a 1956 graduate of Chief Logan High School, and a 1960 graduate of Millersville University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He taught Industrial Arts for 36 years at Kishacoquillas High School until his retirement in 1993. He also coached football at Kish High School for a number of years and even served as the head coach for a few of those.

Following his retirement, he became very involved at the LUMINA Center, where he served on the board of directors, was the maintenance man, assisted with the auctions, ham sandwich sales, spaghetti dinners and the tutoring programs, just to name a few. He also served on the Derry Township Board of Supervisors, and a member of the planning commission. He was a member of the Vira Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday school and was a member of Council.

He built homes locally in the summertime under the company name BYC with his long-time friends, Gene Brown and Tom Yeager. He was a master carpenter and woodworker, and spent countless hours in his woodshop. In his spare time, he raised beef cows on his farm, which he loved. He would often remark that he lived in the best place in the world.

He was the recipient of the Brotherhood Award. Corb was blessed with many special friends.

His services will be private and at the convenience of the family at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Belleville, with Pastor Josh Randolph and Mike Bailey officiating.

In lieu of flowers, should friends desire, memorials may be made to: LUMINA Center, 18 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Suite 206, State College, PA 16803.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville. Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.

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