Jack Corey

By Press Release


Delta resident John "Jack" Corey died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 90.

No services will be held at this time.

Mr. Corey was born in Olathe Oct. 10, 1925, to Gilbert and Lulu May Corey. He attended school in Olathe, graduating from Olathe High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946 in the South Pacific.

In 1948 he married Bette Berry.

He was a farmer and worked for the Division of Wildlife from 1964 until retiring in 1986.

He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing, golf, building and fixing things and watching football.

He is survived by his wife, Bette; two daughters; two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and extended family.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

View the Internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.