Edgar J. Corbett

Edgar J. Corbett

October 15, 1918 ~ May 4, 2007

Edgar J. Corbett passed away on Friday May 4, 2007 at the age of 88.

He was a proud sailor in the RCNR Merchant Navy and Combined Operations during WWII. He was also a member of the Courtenay Legion Br.17, Evergreen Seniors, Western Ontario Steam Threshers and the Royal Canadian Naval Association.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife Alice Stanik and son Ken (Cory) Corbett of Denman Island and his 3 Grandchildren Kama (John), Beth (Dan), Jeff (Renee) and 3 great-grandchildren Kayla, Malcolm and Lily and Brother Reg Lovering. He will also be greatly missed by step-daughter Donna (Mike) Hebert and their children Kaley and Kyle. He is predeceased by wife Lynn (Quinn) Corbett, son Leslie Ross Corbett and siblings Les Corbett and Wilma Breiling. A celebration of his life will be held on May 12, 2007 at the Courtenay Legion Branch 17 Upper Hall with Don Ferguson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Courtenay Legion Br. 17 Poppy Fund.