Obit — Richard Corley |

Obit — Richard Corley

Memorial services will be conducted Jan. 10 at the Tallac Vista Conference Center for Richard Corley, who died Dec. 25, 2002, at Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nev., with his family at his side. He was 66.

Mr. Corley was born July 1, 1936, at Chicago, Ill., and moved to California when he was 5 years of age. Following high school he joined the U.S. Navy, where he served as an electrician. Shortly after, he found his career in life working at Anheuser Busch as a brewing supervisor. Thirty-three years later, in 1993, he retired to Lake Tahoe, where he did anything but settle down. He worked for ATM and other transit companies for the next eight years. During his retirement he was a constant face in the neighborhood, where his neighbors always knew he was there to give a helping hand. Both he and his wife were very active, riding bikes nearly everyday or hiking to places like Cascade Falls or cross country skiing in the winter. He also loved to downhill ski. Over the years he touched many lives and had made many friends all over the world. His family and friends will always remember him for the wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great friend and neighbor that he always was.

Survivors include his wife of 44 year, Vera Ann Corley of South Lake Tahoe; daughter, Christy of Fairfield, Calif.; and grandchildren, Christopher and Katie of South Lake Tahoe.

Memorial services will begin at 1 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Tahoe Vista Conference Center, 1775 Sherman Way, South Lake Tahoe.

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