Today we are all Corleys and we are here to celebrate the life of Johnny Corley, Sr. A man that has touched every heart here today in some way. He was well loved and will be truly missed by all.
Johnny Corley, Sr. was born July 10, 1935 to parents John and Leona Corley. He entered into eternal rest Jan. 31, 2021 at home with his loving family.
Johnny was a great man with a good heart and huge amount of love that built the family you see today. He was always honest and blunt, you always knew what he was thinking.
Johnny was a traditional man, the head of the household, he was stern and strict but always ready with humor, compassion and understanding. He was a kind and generous soul, he built a strong and unified family from many pieces and stitched them together with his commitment and love. His children are all blessed to call him “Pops,” he was a dad to all.
Johnny married the love of his life, Linda, in June of 2002 and they had almost 18 years of adventure and love. Blending and raising their family was the greatest treasure of his life.
He was a devoted husband, loving father, adoring grandfather, dedicated brother, uncle, son and friend. Some of his favorite things to do were traveling, gambling, fishing, gardening and playing dominoes.
Johnny loved adventures, especially when it included spending time with loved ones and creating precious memories that will now be cherished by those he leaves behind.
Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, sister Beth Vice, son Michael and daughter Lori Ann.
He is survived by his beloved wife Linda, daughters Misti, Kristi, Tammi, Kyla, Jeannie, Donna and Kelly, sons Jody, Johnny, Jr., Marcus, David and Andy, granddaughters Savannah, Megan, Melodi, Araminta, Rose, Bethany, Jewl, Savannah A., Trinity, Aries and Savannah N., grandsons Justin, George, George Jett, Cory, Preston, Dakota, Oreo, Brandon and Josh, sisters Elaine and Lynda and husband Robert, brothers Wesley and Larry and wife Marcie, mother-in-law Helen, sister-in-law Brenda, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones, lifelong friends and his beloved dog Digger.
Today we are all Corleys and we were built by an amazing amount of love and commitment to family. Blood, marriage, adoption or just love, no matter what. Today we are all Corleys.