Roy Edward Corbitt

September 17, 1926 ~ January 19, 2019 (age 92)

Roy E. Corbitt, 92, of Tuskegee, died Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Bethany House.  Funeral services will be Friday, January 25, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. at the former First Baptist Church of Tuskegee with Rev. Don Johnson officiating.  Mr. Corbitt’s grandchildren will serve as pallbearers, and all Funeral Directors and Ministers with whom he served will be honorary pallbearers.  Burial will follow in Tuskegee Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday, January 24, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Corbitt’s Funeral Home.  Mr. Corbitt is survived by his children Roy E. “Ed” (Nancy Clay) Corbitt, Jr., Charles Lawrence (Kathy) Corbitt, and Jean (Al) Vann; his grandchildren Thomas (Katie) Corbitt, Clay (Megan) Corbitt, John (Andrea) Corbitt, Lisa Corbitt, Ben Corbitt, and Beck Vann; his great grandchildren Brooke, Edward, Ally, Emily Kate, Ella Clay, Jack, and Mary Anna Corbitt; his nieces Kathy (Leon) Cheshire and Becky (Brad) Congleton; and his loving caregivers Brenda Benton, Odessa Lane, and Marian Thomas.  He was preceded in death by his wife Effie Jean Corbitt.  He was a graduate of Opelika High School, Auburn University and John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science.  He operated Corbitt’s Funeral Home for over 60 years where he and his family have served the people of Macon County and surrounding areas for many years.  He was widely known for the care and compassion he gave to so many families in the area.  Memorials may be made to Tuskegee Cemetery Association c/o Corbitt's Funeral Home or to one's favorite charity.

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