October 5, 1931 - July 4, 2017
Rich, 85, of Sour Lake, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017. He was born on October 5,
1931, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, to Bertie Mae Wallace and Corbie A. Rich, Sr., and
had been a longtime resident of Port Neches.
Corbie was a United States Navy and Air Force National Guard veteran,
having served in the Korean War. He was an electrical supervisor with DuPont
Beaumont Works, and retired after twenty-two years of employment.
is survived by his wife, Helen Rich, of Sour Lake; sons, Chad Rich and Mike
Rich, both of Orange, Randy Rich, of Nederland, and Shane Rich, of Sour Lake;
daughters, Holly Hinds, of Port Neches and Pam Klima, of Lumberton; fourteen grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Rose Elrod, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Sue
Collins, of Arizona, and Karen Newman, of Colorado Springs; and uncle, Buster
Rich, of Minco, Oklahoma.
memorial service for Mr. Rich will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 7, 2017, at
Broussardís., 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A private family committal was
held at Broussardís Crematorium, Beaumont.