CORBETT, Douglas A.


Douglas A. Corbett, 77, of Botetourt County, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, September 12, 2020.

He served proudly in Antarctica in the United States Navy and was stationed and part of Operation Deep Freeze.  He was an electrician by trade in and around the Washington D.C. area. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He was an avid gardener and local auctioneer.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elsie Corbett and father, Charles Harper Corbett both of Mustoe, Va.; brothers, Ray Harper, Hugh, Gerald, and Jimmy Corbett; and sister, Shirley Corbett Verges.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Louise Corbett of Botetourt; daughter, Dana Rexrode or Roanoke; step-son, Elvis Kennedy and wife, Dorothy of Abingdon; grandchildren, Carolyn L. Rexrode of Buchanan; Jesse Kennedy of Bristol, Va.; great-grandchild, Cameron Kennedy; brothers, Martin Corbett and wife, Mary of Crewe; sisters, Malen Eakin of Roanoke; Diana Smick and husband, Bill of Bolar; Patsy Herald of NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Doug’s wishes and his private nature, there will be no services.

Online condolences may be made at or 540-254-3000