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Herbert Corbet retired after 30 years at Ford Motor Co.

Herbert L. Corbet, 82, passed away on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, at 11:14 p.m. at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

He was born on March 1, 1938, in Harrod, Ohio, to the late Harry C. and Mary C. (Carle) Corbet. Herbert was married to Jeanette Gleason and she preceded him in death on Feb. 11, 1989.  He later married Beverly McFarland and she survives in Ottawa.  

Herbert retired after 30 years from the Ford Motor Company of Lima. He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served from Sept. 2, 1956, to Feb. 25, 1957.   Herbert enjoyed gardening outside, trains, cars and his guns.

He is also survived by two sons: Arnold L. Corbet of Maysville and Arron (Lori) Corbet of Ada; a daughter, Pamela (Neil) Werling of Waynesfield; five step children; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Herbert was preceded in death by two brothers: Earl Corbet and Fred Corbet; and two sisters: Donna Young and Jean Faunfelter.

Attendance will be restricted at the funeral and visitation based on space to accommodate social distancing requirements. Face coverings must be worn while attending visitation and service.

Private family services will be held with Rev. Dr. Brian Jones officiating.  Burial will be in Auglaize Cemetery, Harrod with graveside military honors conducted by the U.S. Army Honor Guard and the Lima VFW Post #1275 Honor Guard.   

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, at Hanson-Neely-Allison Funeral & Cremation Services, Ada.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter, Attn: Findlay-Lima Office, 480 W. Dussel Dr., Suite 150, Maumee, Ohio 43537.