CORBETT, Norman Arthur

Norman Arthur Corbett passed into the presence of his Lord on July 21, 2010, at his home in Hope, BC, surrounded by his family and friends. He was predeceased by: his first wife, Aileen; brothers, Irvine, Willie and Roy; and his sister, Margaret.

Norman is survived by his loving family: wife, Louise; son, Jim (Kathaleen); step children, Ron(Rene), Dennis(Shelley) and Ken(Ruby); grand children, Lindsey, Matthew and Jamie; step grand children, Stacey and Dane; great grandchild, Christian; 2 step great grandchildren; brother, Vern; sisters, Lela and Betty.

Norman served in the Canadian Army in WWII rising to the rank of Sergeant. After the war, he logged and saw milled with his 4 brothers. Eventually he started Canyon Cable, a successful logging supply business in Hope. As a carpenter and woodworker he built countless treasures for his friends and family. Norman was a devoted husband, father and grandfather as well as being greatly loved by all of his extended family and friends.

A private family Burial was held at the Mountainview Cemetery on July 28, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. The Memorial Service took place at the Grace Baptist Church, 949 Third Avenue, Hope, BC on July 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Will Corbett officiating.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Fraser Canyon Hospital for their wonderful care of our beloved Norman.

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