Lawrence Walter "Larry" Rev Dr Corbett Lawrence Walter "Larry" Rev Dr Corbett  ‎(I289)‎
Given Names: Lawrence Walter
Surname Prefix: Rev Dr
Surname: Corbett
Nickname: Larry

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Birth: 8 October 1943 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, USA
Death: 23 December 2020 ‎(Age 77)‎ Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA
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Birth 8 October 1943 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, USA

Death 23 December 2020 ‎(Age 77)‎ Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA


Show Details Note: The Rev. Dr. Lawrence W. Corbett

Scottsdale - When people remember Larry, their first comments are about his infectious laugh and wonderful sense of humor. The Rev. Dr. Lawrence W. Corbett, founding pastor and pastor emeritus of Pinnacle Presbyterian church died on December 23, 2020. He started Pinnacle Presbyterian in 1989 with a steering committee of six couples. The first service was October 1, 1989, World Communion Sunday, in the Glen Moor clubhouse. Today it is a 1,400-member congregation on a 20-acre campus.

Corbett was awarded Pastor of the Year by Academy of Parish Clergy. He served as a board member of Spectrum Healthcare, McCormick Theological seminary alumni council, and Westminster Village retirement community. He was founding president of Pinnacle Peak Rotary.

In addition to Pinnacle he formerly served as minister at Central Union Church ‎(Honolulu, HI)‎, Valley Presbyterian ‎(Paradise Valley, AZ)‎, Westminster Presbyterian ‎(Phoenix, AZ)‎, Lakeview Presbyterian ‎(St. Petersburg, FL)‎, and Fairmount Presbyterian ‎(Cleveland Heights, OH.)‎ After retirement he was interim minister at Mission del Sol ‎(Tempe)‎, Community Church of the Rockies ‎(Estes Park, CO)‎, and Church of the Red Rocks ‎(Sedona)‎.

Dr. Corbett leaves his wife, Meredyth Watson Corbett and son Matthew Hall Corbett ‎(Rhonda)‎. A daughter, Courtney Burgess Corbett Zink ‎(Michael)‎ died in 2011. He will be remembered by grandchildren Jenica Corbett ‎(son Dominic)‎, Joseph Corbett ‎(Taylor and daughters Lux and Indy)‎, Winston Corbett, Maria Corbett, and Nathan Corbett. Lifelong memories of Larry will be held by siblings John Duane Corbett ‎(Zhu Ling)‎ and Marcie Corbett Smith ‎(Rich)‎.

Online services will be observed on Pinnacle Presbyterian's website on January 15 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to the music or children's ministry at Pinnacle Presbyterian church, 21550 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale AZ 85255, or to McCormick Theological seminary, 5460 S University Ave, Chicago, IL 60615.

Published in The Arizona Republic from Jan. 7 to Jan. 10, 2021.

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Parents Family  (F266)
Irvin Earl Corbett
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Dorothy Hall
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Immediate Family  (F270)
Meredyth Jean Watson
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Death The Rev. Dr. Lawrence W. Corbett

Scottsdale - When people remember Larry, their first comments are about his infectious laugh and wonderful sense of humor. The Rev. Dr. Lawrence W. Corbett, founding pastor and pastor emeritus of Pinnacle Presbyterian church died on December 23, 2020. He started Pinnacle Presbyterian in 1989 with a steering committee of six couples. The first service was October 1, 1989, World Communion Sunday, in the Glen Moor clubhouse. Today it is a 1,400-member congregation on a 20-acre campus.

Corbett was awarded Pastor of the Year by Academy of Parish Clergy. He served as a board member of Spectrum Healthcare, McCormick Theological seminary alumni council, and Westminster Village retirement community. He was founding president of Pinnacle Peak Rotary.

In addition to Pinnacle he formerly served as minister at Central Union Church ‎(Honolulu, HI)‎, Valley Presbyterian ‎(Paradise Valley, AZ)‎, Westminster Presbyterian ‎(Phoenix, AZ)‎, Lakeview Presbyterian ‎(St. Petersburg, FL)‎, and Fairmount Presbyterian ‎(Cleveland Heights, OH.)‎ After retirement he was interim minister at Mission del Sol ‎(Tempe)‎, Community Church of the Rockies ‎(Estes Park, CO)‎, and Church of the Red Rocks ‎(Sedona)‎.

Dr. Corbett leaves his wife, Meredyth Watson Corbett and son Matthew Hall Corbett ‎(Rhonda)‎. A daughter, Courtney Burgess Corbett Zink ‎(Michael)‎ died in 2011. He will be remembered by grandchildren Jenica Corbett ‎(son Dominic)‎, Joseph Corbett ‎(Taylor and daughters Lux and Indy)‎, Winston Corbett, Maria Corbett, and Nathan Corbett. Lifelong memories of Larry will be held by siblings John Duane Corbett ‎(Zhu Ling)‎ and Marcie Corbett Smith ‎(Rich)‎.

Online services will be observed on Pinnacle Presbyterian's website on January 15 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to the music or children's ministry at Pinnacle Presbyterian church, 21550 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale AZ 85255, or to McCormick Theological seminary, 5460 S University Ave, Chicago, IL 60615.

Published in The Arizona Republic from Jan. 7 to Jan. 10, 2021.

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Lawrence Walter "Larry" Rev Dr Corbett ‎(I289)‎
Birth 8 October 1943 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, USA
Death 23 December 2020 ‎(Age 77)‎ Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA
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