James A. “Jim” Corbett
Departed September 22, 2023 in Palm Bay, Florida
James A. “Jim” Corbett, 81, passed in Palm Bay, Florida on September 22, 2023. He was born on Janaury 5, 1942 in Buffalo, New York to John Joseph and Ruth Eunice Morgan Corbett.
His family includes his wife of 61 years Gail Corbett’ nephews Thomas A. Corbett and Jack Reynolds.
He was preceded in death by his sons Kevin and Jim, Jr.; brother Robert Corbett; sisters Shirley Reynolds and Joan M. Foersch and nephew John Reynolds.
Jim worked as a machinist in Buffalo, NY for over 12 years and later served with the Miami Beach, FL Police Department for over 20 years, retiring as a detective. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.
An avid fly fisherman, he was a 20 year member of the Fly Fishing Association. He was a hot rod car buff.
Family and friends may call from 2 pm until time of service at 3 pm on Friday, September 29, 2023 at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home, 1010 E. Palmetto Ave., Melbourne.