Mr. Jackson L. “Jack” Corley, 81, a resident of Belington, departed life Saturday evening, May 18, 2013, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, following a period of declining health.
He was born March 2, 1932, at Junior, a son of the late Willis E. and Cleo Row Corley.
On June 29, 1957, at Oakland, Md., he was united in marriage to the former Charlotte Ann Golden, who preceded him in death Aug. 26, 2001.
He is survived by one son, Shawn Corley and wife, Stephanie, of Belington. Also surviving are one granddaughter, Morgan Watson and husband, Mike, of Texas; two stepgrandchildren, Carly Ash and Austin Davis of Belington; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Max, Dewayne and Bill Corley; and one sister, Frances Scott. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Mr. Corley attended the schools of Barbour County and was formerly employed by Barbour Coal Co. He was lastly employed as a custodian at Belington Middle School. Jack attended Belington Church of Christ where he served as a deacon. He loved gardening, hunting and fishing.
Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home in Belington today from 6 to 9 p.m. and again Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon, the funeral hour when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with Evangelist Mike Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in the K of P Cemetery at Junior.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Belington Church of Christ P.O. Box 444, Belington, WV 26250. Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Jackson L. “Jack” Corley. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome.com.