Mr. John Corley, age 69, a lifelong resident of Covington passed away August 1, 2016. He was born January 12, 1947 in Atlanta. Mr. Corley retired form IBEW Local 613 and was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. He enjoyed many things in life but none more than his family, he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandson Dylan and teaching him about his passion for the outdoors. John also enjoyed restoring his car and loved his dogs. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Starr Corley.
Mr. Corley is survived by his wife, Rita Corley; his daughter, Lynn Corley Brooks and her husband Keith; his grandson, Dylan Brooks and his mother, Betty S. Corley along with many other family and friends.
Graveside services for Mr. Corley will be held at 11 o’clock Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Starr Family Cemetery with Father Edwin Beckham officiating. The family will receive friends from 6pm until 8pm on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made in honor of Mr. Corley to the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, 501 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.