Corbin Graves, 92, of Brunswick Hills, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. He was born March 21, 1925 in Springfield, Tennessee to the late Carvey and Ancy Elizabeth (nee Escue) Corbin.
Corbin served in WWII with the U.S. Army Airborne, then was in the 1st Armored Division as Staff Sgt. earning a Bronze Star (Italy Campaign). He was decorated several times.
He grew up on a farm before the Army. After his Military Service, Corbin worked for the Santa-Fe Railroad, retiring as a foreman. He was a great storyteller enjoying each trip he made by visiting his relatives. He had a great memory to go along with his great sense of humor.
Corbin was a beloved grandpa of nine, dear and loving great-grandpa of 15, and beloved uncle of many, as he watched them all grow up. He will be dearly missed by his four sons, Darryl (Susan), Dennis (Felicia), Dean (Christine) and David (Stacy).
Corbin was preceded in death by his two wives, Rose in 1981 and Eva in 2016 and 11 brothers and sisters.
Friends may join the family for visitation Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 5 to 7 P.M. at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Road, (1/2 mile south of Route 303), Brunswick. A funeral service will follow at 7 P.M. Interment will take place Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas.
Online condolences at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com