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Charles Windsor Corbitt, Jr.

April 5, 1944 — December 3, 2014

Charles Windsor (“Chuck”) Corbitt, Junior, passed away in Newton, KS on December 3, 2014, at the age of 70.

He was born on April 5, 1944 in Flushing, Queens, New York, NY to Charles W. and Claire (Tait) Corbitt. His father was a native of Geneva, NE, his mother was born in Canada but raised in Miami, FL. Chuck had lived in Newton since 1994.

He is survived by his brother Carter (Linda) of Danville, CA, and their children, Hilary and Grady of New York City, and his brother Steven (Lexie) of Orinda, CA, and their children, Matthew (Yasmin) of Los Angeles, CA, Lindsay (Andrew) Murray, and Christine of San Francisco, CA and his stepmother, Nancy F. Corbitt of North Palm Beach, FL.

Chuck was predeceased by his mother and father, and his aunt and uncle, Verna May and Judge Tom Curtin of Walnut Creek, CA.

Chuck grew up in Kensington, CA, near San Francisco, and graduated from the University of Oregon in 1966, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. He served in the National Guard reserves after college. Following his service in the National Guard, Chuck worked for the Bank of California, was a grip man on the cable cars in San Francisco, and later an elementary school teacher in Richmond, CA. Chuck suffered from mental illness for many years. With his desire to be productive and with the help of Prairie View Hospital, Columbus House, and friends in Newton, Chuck was able to live a peaceful and productive life for many years.

The family would like to thank Prairie View Hospital, and particularly Rick Edmonds and Brad Schmidt for many years of kind and devoted assistance to Chuck, as well as Susan Webb with Prairie View/ Columbus House and the doctors, nurses and staffs of Newton Medical Center, Diversicare of Sedgwick, Good Shepard Hospice, and Kansas Christian Home of Newton, where Chuck spent his final days.

A loving son, brother, nephew and uncle, Chuck will always be remembered for his friendly nature and positive attitude in the face of difficult life challenges.

A celebration of Chuck’s life will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:00 PM at Meridian Conference Center, 1420 E. Broadway Court, Newton, KS 67114.

Donations can be made to Prairie View Hospital or a charity of one’s choice. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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