Barbee Leonard Corbin, 78 - Travelers Rest

Barbee Leonard Corbin, 78, of Travelers Rest, passed away at his home on Friday, July 1, 2016.

Born in Asheville NC, he was a son of the late Thomas Leonard and Bida Marie Elliott Corbin. Mr. Corbin was a US Army veteran having served during the Cuban Missile Crisis; he was the retired Southeastern Manager of The Wood Group Turbines with offices in Atlanta and Greenville and was a faithful member of Clearview Baptist Church.

Surviving is his wife of 57 years, Gail McCarty Corbin; two sons, Christopher B. Corbin and his wife Lisa and Senator Thomas Corbin and his wife Leann; two grandsons, William and Elliott Corbin and two sisters, Geraldine Holcombe and Celelstine Smith.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Madeline Gosnell.

A Memorial service will be held at 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon at Clearview Baptist Church.

The family will greet friends immediately following the service at the church.

The family will have a private burial prior to the memorial service.

The family will be at the home.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Mr. Corbin’s faithful caregivers, Katrina Queen, Dawn Roberts and Larry Alexander.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the Clearview Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 974, Travelers Rest, SC 29690.