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Robert Frederick Corbin, II

May 4, 1947 May 11, 2018
Robert Frederick Corbin, II
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Obituary for Robert Frederick Corbin, II

La Grange-Robert Frederick “Fred” Corbin, II, 71, passed away, Friday, May 11, 2018. Fred was born May 4, 1947 in Lenoir County to the late Robert Frederick Corbin and Bonnie Allene Vause Corbin.

Fred received his undergraduate degree from Campbell University and later earned a Master’s Degree in History from East Carolina University. Fred retired from Dobb’s School where he worked as a teacher.

Life for Fred revolved around his grandchildren. Their well-being and happiness were his number one concern. Fred’s happiest moments were spent playing with his grandsons.

Fred’s family has many fond memories of his wonderful cooking and his keen sense of humor. Always wanting to be busy, Fred loved tinkering on little building projects around the house.

A service to celebrate and honor Fred’s life will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with Rev. Ashley Summerlin officiating. Burial will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery.

Fred is survived by his wife of 31 years, Phyllis McDaniel Corbin; two children, Marty May, and Jeff May and wife, Amber; three grandchildren, Corbin Ethan May, Gavin May and Jameson Pare`; his faithful caregiver, Holly Sugg; and longtime family friends, Brenda Hartley, Vivian Martin, Leigh Ann Smith and Ray Smith.

Family and friends will be received Tuesday following the service. Online condolences may be expressed at Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway-14th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.

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Service Of Remembrance




7:00 PM 5/15/2018 7:00:00 PM
Rouse Funeral Home

108 North Caswell Street
La Grange, NC 28551-1725

Visitation Will Follow Service

Rouse Funeral Home
108 North Caswell Street La Grange 28551-1725 NC
United States





11:00 AM 5/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Fairview Cemetery

107 North Forbes Street
La Grange, NC 28551

Fairview Cemetery
107 North Forbes Street La Grange 28551 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Fairview Cemetery Final Resting Place

107 North Forbes Street
La Grange, NC 28551

107 North Forbes Street La Grange 28551 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

26 Broadway-14th Floor
New York, NY 10004

American Cancer Society

930B Wellness Drive
Greenville, NC 27834

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