The Duncan Banner


May 29, 2014

George Daniel Corbett

Sept. 3, 1951-May 24, 2014

DUNCAN — George Daniel Corbett, 62, of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014 after a brief illness.

Graveside memorial services, with military honors, will be at 1 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2014 at Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

George was born Sept. 3, 1951 in Watertown, N.Y. to Gerald and Betty (Masters) Corbett. He was a veteran serving in the United States Marine Corp from 1970-1973. He was a Security Officer with Covenant Security Company, working out of the Halliburton Services facility. George married Carolyn Holloway on Dec. 16, 1983 in Bakersfield, Calif.

George enjoyed working with the Boy Scouts of America and was proud of all their accomplishments. He was a collector, especially of lighters, knives and ink pens.

George is survived by his wife of 31 years, Carolyn, of the home; children Joseph Eugene Corbett of Duncan, Stacey and Todd; two brothers, Gordan McKay and Johnnie McKay; two sisters, Lucille and Susan; and five grandchildren: Cameron McDaniel, Damon McDaniel, Aimee Dials, Gavin Dials and Gunner McDaniel.  

George was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Betty Corbett.

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