Farming Rural 10

Ricky Corbitt

July 11, 1964 ~ March 10, 2020 (age 55)


Ricky Corbitt, age 55, of West Green, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Corbitt was born on July 11, 1964 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of Gladys Irene Deaton Corbitt and the late Steve D. Corbitt.

Mr. Corbitt worked as a farmer with McKinnon Farms.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Tammy Corbitt Myers.

Survivors include his wife, Anita L. Corbitt of West Green, GA; two sons, James Allen Corbitt (Jessica) of Nicholls, GA and Richard Daniel Corbitt of West Green, GA; mother, Irene Corbitt of West Green, GA; two sisters, Nina Faye Corbitt (Roberto) of West Green, GA and Brenda Kay Smith of West Green, GA; two brothers, Glenn Corbitt (Regina) of Snipesville, GA and Danny Corbitt (Kathy) of West Green, GA; two grandchildren, Ricky Daniel “BayBay” Corbitt and James Daniel “Toota” Corbitt; special friend, Dori Merritt of Douglas, GA; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family received friends Saturday evening, March 14, 2020 from 6pm until 9pm at Sims Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:00pm at Pineview Church of God, West Green, GA with Rev. Craig Jump and Rev. Kevin Bounds officiating. Interment followed at Lone Hill Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Brain Graham, Lee Steverson, Jimmy Thomas, Chad Bruce, Mark Horton, Alex Horton, Marshall Bounds, Danny Corbitt and Bret Myers. Music was provided by CD, “I Can Only Imagine”, “Go Rest High on that Mountain” and “Ships of Heaven”. “Dead or Alive” (CD) at the graveside.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Sims Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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March 14, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
March 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Pineview Church of God
2691 Mark Mobley Rd.
West Green, GA 31567

March 15, 2020

Lone Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery
6833 Broxton West Green Hwy
West Green, GA 31567

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