Donald Lee Corey

Sept. 27, 1931-Jan. 21, 2012

Donald Lee Corey of Bloomington and formerly of Crawfordsville died Saturday in Garden Villa at Bloomington. He was 80.

Mr. Corey was the original owner and manager of Kentucky Fried Chicken at Crawfordsville, was in the insurance business many years and most recently was caretaker of Imperial Estates mobile home park.

He served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1954. He was a member of Knightsbridge Pentecostal Church at Bloomington. He was a 1950 graduate of Covington High School and a graduate of Eastern Illinois University.

He was born Sept. 27, 1931, at Veedersburg, to O. Lee and Gladys (Craig) Corey. He married Penny A Yates. She died in March 2006.

Survivors include: special friend, Theresa McArtor of Bloomington; brothers, William (Patty) of Crawfordsville and Florida and Ralph (Marta) of Florida and South Dakota; daughters, Bonny Cox of Crawfordsville and Cindy Coffield of Gaylordsville, Conn.; and step-daughter Crystal Jenkins of Indianapolis. 

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Hunt & Son Funeral Home, 107 N. Grant Ave., Crawfordsville. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery North. Friends may call noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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