Donald Willis ”Donnie” Corbin
Donald Willis (Donnie) Corbin, 77, of Tunnelton died Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at Preston Memorial Hospital with family by his side. He was born November 25, 1934, in Morgantown, a son of the late Daris G. and Jessie L Davis Corbin.
Donnie was co-owner of Corbin Carpet Cleaning and worked alongside his brother Russell as a carpenter and painter for many years. He enjoyed collecting flashlights, playing bass guitar, restoring old tractors, plowing snow and tinkering in his garage. Donnie was our very own “Magivyer” as he could fix anything with anything.
He is survived by his loving fiancée, Lorraine Whetsell of Tunnelton with whom he made his home for 17 years; a daughter, Donna Nels of Morgantown; grandchildren, Jason Nels and Barbie, Jennifer & Jeremy Ibeson, a great granddaughter, Emily Ibeson, all of Morgantown; two sisters, Thelma & Bill Berkshire and Edna Lantz, all of Westover and many nieces and nephews.
He was dearly loved by, Tammy, Mike and “Sadie”; Robin, Kevin, Shaun, Tyler and Liz; “Mom” Marie, Shirley and Susie and the devoted staff and loyal customers of #4 Mini Mart and many many dear friends.
He was also preceded in by a son, Doug Corbin; a brother, Russell Corbin and his brother in-law, Charlie Lantz.
Family and friends will be received at Browning Funeral Home in Kingwood on Saturday, May 5 from 4-9 pm where services will be held Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2 pm with Pastor Rick Snider officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. View Cemetery.