Obit: Joe Corlew

Obit: Joe Corlew

February 28th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

DAYTON Joe Dickson Corlew, 83, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Chattanooga.He was born Aug. 21, 1929 in Charlotte, Tenn., to the late William Parks and Thelma Loggins Corlew. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Ann Mize Corlew.A resident of Dayton for the past 25 years, he retired from DuPont as a lab technician. He was a member of the Masons and he enjoyed fishing. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.He is survived by his son Joe C. (Tama) Corlew, of Cleveland; two daughters, Marcy (Ray) Epps, of Houston, Texas, and Tracy (Steve) Clift, of Dayton; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.Funeral services with military honors will be held at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Tom Herrell officiating.He will be laid to rest next to his wife Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery.Please share your memories of Joe on his on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends after 4 p.m. today.