David Charles Corkill, 89

David Charles Corkill, 89, of Sandy Springs, Ga., rose to heaven on July 29, 2017. 

David, the son of Dr. Clifford and Mrs. Lois Corkill; loving husband of Diane Corkill of 66 years; brother of Catherine Dolnick and devoted father of three children, Brad, Lesley and Shelley; as well as eight grandchildren, Emily, Nathan, Payton, Pierce, David, Taryn, Savanna, Diana and four great-grandchildren, Violet, Frankie, Etta and Sawyer, will be deeply missed by all.

Corkill was born in Fennville on April 24, 1928. He was an alumni of Michigan State University, a United States veteran and retired professionally from Georgia Pacific Corporation in 1990. 

He was an avid hunter, sports enthusiast and prolific World War II historian.  He was a kind, gentle man who thought of others before himself. 

Corkill lived a full, blessed life until the very end. He rose to be with the Lord in peace while surrounded by loved ones. 

Donations in his honor can be made to The Salvation Army of Atlanta.

Memorial services will be in Douglas to be announced at a later date.


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