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Steven Robert Corbett
East Union High grad
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Steven Robert Corbett, 52, a 1975 graduate of East Union High School, died December 13, 2009 following a lengthy illness while surrounded by his family in a Salt Lake City hospital.

Born in Stockton in 1957, he was one of three children of Robert and Nancy Corbett of Manteca.

While attending East Union Steven was active in Future Farmers of America, band, football and wrestling.  He later graduated from Modesto Junior College where he majored in agriculture.  At the time of his death he was the owner of a pork marketing facility in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Involved in agriculture his entire life he worked as a herdsman, and a ranch foreman while his hobbies ranged from fishing to hunting and gardening.

Surviving family members include his wife Cynthia, of Twin Falls, Idaho; parents Robert and Nancy Corbett of Manteca; sister and brother-in-law Nanette and David Langston of Roseville and their children Stephanie Wunschel and Christopher Langston;  brother, Bruce Corbett of King City and his children Sarah and Bobby, daughter and son-in-law Misty and Ken Gonzales, of Oakdale;  grandchildren Derrick Barros, Mason Barros and Katelynn Gonzales of Oakdale; daughter Christina Corbett of Oakdale, grandson Andre Lewis of Oakdale; son and daughter-in-law Joshua and Karen Corbett of Twin Falls, Idaho.

A private memorial service will be held at the family residence following the holiday season.

Don’t cry on my grave ‘cause I won’t be there
 I’ll be in the breeze that ruffles your hair.
I’ll be in the sunshine and I’ll be in the snow
 I’ll be in the places where we used to go.
I’ll be in your laughter and in the funny thing
I’ll be in your shadow and there in your dreams.
I’ll be in your greetings, but not your good-byes.
I’ll be in the reflection of your loving eyes.
 I’ll always be with you and I’ll always care.
So don’t cry at my graveside ‘cause I won’t be there.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009