Corbie Friday Obituary

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Corbie D. Friday

April 20, 1926 - July 30, 2014
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Corbie D. Friday, 88, of Las Colinas, Texas passed away July 30, 2014 surrounded by his family. Corbie was born in Canton, Texas on April 20, 1926 to Dora Reese and Floyd Friday. Corbie married Erma Myers on March 31, 1949; they were married forty-seven years prior to her death. Corbie was reunited with his high school sweetheart Paula and they were married for sixteen years until his death. Corbie was a Midland Firefighter for thirty-three years. Corbie attended Midland High School and Midland College, he taught fire science at Midland College. Corbie received a Bronze Star during World War II, and he operated Friday's Boot Shop for a...
Corbie D. Friday, 88, of Las Colinas, Texas passed away July 30, 2014 surrounded by his family.
Corbie was born in Canton, Texas on April 20, 1926 to Dora Reese and Floyd Friday. Corbie married Erma Myers on March 31, 1949; they were married forty-seven years prior to her death. Corbie was reunited with his high school sweetheart Paula and they were married for sixteen years until his death.
Corbie was a Midland Firefighter for thirty-three years. Corbie attended Midland High School and Midland College, he taught fire science at Midland College.
Corbie received a Bronze Star during World War II, and he operated Friday's Boot Shop for a number of years in downtown Midland, Texas.
Corbie is survived by his wife Paula; sister, Lilean Kinsey of Midland, Texas; son Thomas Friday and wife Lavonya of Austin, Texas; daughter Vickie Van Ness, McKinney; seven stepchildren, Karen Rosenthal, Kathy Hazard, Kelly Vasquez, Susie Hazard, Tammy Hazard, Scott Hazard, and David Hazard; three grandchildren, Corbie Allen Friday, David Friday, and Jessica Mintz; two great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; other family and friends.
A visitation will be held from 2:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Ellis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00a.m. on Monday August 4, 2014 at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Foundation or any charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be offered at www.ellifunerals.com

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"Corbie, you were my hero too. I knew you since I was a child. I admired and respected you as an adult. I treasured you as my Father-in-law, Grandpa, and..." Lavonya

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