Jerry L. Corkins


Jerry L. Corkins, 75, Barnesville, Ohio died Sunday Sept. 13, 2009 at the Barnesville Health Care Center. He was born Feb. 17, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio to Richard and Louella (Gaw) Corkins.

He was a member of Main St. United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of the Operating Engineers Local 18 and was retired from the S. J. Groves Co.

He was preceeded in death by his loving wife - Kathyrn (Sept. 3, 2009); five children, Paul, Jerry, Mark, Laurel and Debby Corkins; brother, Gene Corkins; half-sister, Pat Hensler and grandson, Bradly Detling.

Surviving are a son, Matthew (Brenda) Corkins of Norwalk, Ohio; a daughter, Lisa (Scott) Ward of Toledo; three step-sons, Rev. Tom (Bonnie) Detling, Robert (Dana) Detling both of Barnesville and Jack (Patty) Detling of N. Lewisburg, Ohio; half-brother, Jim Corkins of Toledo; half-sister, Peggy Cluckey of Toledo; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Tuesday, September 15, 2009 and the services will be held today, Wednesday, September 16 at 1 p.m. at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St. Barnesville, OH with Rev. Richard Cox and Rev. Gene Miller. Burial follows in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda. Memorial contributions may be made to the church of the donor's choice. Condolences on line at