Benjamin “Buck” Corbett

Published 2:59 pm Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Benjamin “Buck” Corbett, 77, of Winston-Salem and formerly of Tryon died Wednesday, June 12 at Baptist Medical Center. Born May 6, 1936 to the late Benjamin L. and Snowie Hocutt Corbett, Buck was a Christian family man with a great sense of humor. He made his career in the banking industry where he worked for 34 years with NCNB (Now Bank of America.) He was preceded in death by his 11 siblings; Eurcelle Jenkins, Gloria Corbett, Edith Lumpkin, Isolene Corbett, Sadie Phillips, Hobart Corbett, Army Corbett, Battle Corbett, John Corbett, Gilbert Corbett and Carol Corbett.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Gay Corbett; his two sons and daughter-in-law, Lee Corbett of Knightdale, NC and Tim and Portia Corbett of Farmington, CT; his daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Chip Putnam of Winston-Salem; four grandchildren and his mother-in-law, Evelyn Gay of Garner, NC.

A graveside service was held Sunday, June 16 at the Bunn Cemetery in Bunn, NC.

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