For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand, I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”
II Timothy 4:6-7
In the midst of serenity, beauty and godliness, the Lord called Marshall Leonard Corbett, a husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend from his earthly home to a land that is forever free from sickness, sorrow, pain and death on March 31, 2022.
Marshall Corbett was born in Person County, NC on November 17, 1964 to the late Sidney and Lillie Daye Corbett and the late Peggy J. Woody.
Marshall graduated from Bartlett Yancey High School Class of 1983. He attended Campbell University and was employed with ABB.
Marshall confessed his life to Christ and joined Warren’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the Usher Ministry, President of the Male Choir and the sound room.
Marshall loved life and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, refereeing basketball games and riding his motorcycle. He was a die hard Cowboys and Tar Heels fan.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife Alfreda Graves Corbett, one son LaMarshall A. Corbett (Felisha), two daughters; Calandra M. Corbett, Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett, six sisters; Dorothy Poteat (Alphonzo) Joyce “Pete” Roberson, Bernice Poteat, Jennifer Woody, LaTonya Graves-Adams (Angelo), Felicia Pounds, three foster sisters: Theresa Rochelle, Janie Fuller, Brenda Tapp (Bobby Sr.), three brothers; David Corbett (Doretha), Brad Woody, Kelly Graves, one foster brother; Wayman Jacobs (Marion), four grandchildren; Ajayvion Dickerson, Kynlee Corbett, Avanti L. Corbett and Avari L. Corbett and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, loving relatives and friends.
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