Rudolph A. “Rudy” Korbas
Rudolph A. “Rudy” Korbas, age 92, of Shelby, died Wednesday morning, December 22, 2021 at The Willows at Willard.
Rudy was born June 9, 1929 in Shelby to the late John and Mary (Propovichs) Korbas. He was a 1947 graduate of Shelby High School. Rudy was a union carpenter for 42 years beginning his career with Friebel & Hartman in Shelby for many years and working at various different places following that. Rudy had also been a Jackson Township Trustee and was the township’s Zoning Inspector for 16 years.
Rudy was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby and the Shelby Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed woodworking, thoroughly loved to golf, and was always active and keeping busy.
On September 23, 1950, Rudy married Marilyn J. (Baker) Korbas and she preceded him in death November 7, 2017. They celebrated 67 years of marriage together and will now spend their first Christmas reunited again in Heaven. Also preceding him in death were his parents; great grandson: Maxton Adam Korbas; siblings: Joseph Korbas, Thomas Korbas, Paul Korbas, Marianne Korbas, and Stephen Korbas. Survivors include his three children: Phil (Laurie) Korbas, Mark (Holly) Korbas, and Todd Korbas all of Shelby, grandchildren: Kevin (Bri) Korbas and their children, Millie, Kendall, and Luke, Kraig (Abbey) Korbas and their children: Eli and Noah; Kurt (Rashelle) Korbas; Brad (Eliana) Korbas and their children James and Asher, and Ashley (Billy) Belardo; siblings: Jim (Ann) Korbas, Mike (Patty) Korbas, and Theresa Tash; a sister-in-law: Judy Korbas; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
DUE TO UNEXPECTED COVID ILLNESS IN THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY, CALLING HOURS HAVE BEEN CANCELED AND THE FUNERAL MASS WILL BE PRIVATE. THE FAMILY THANKS YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING, CARE, AND SUPPORT DURING THIS TIME. Burial will be in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 29 West Street, Shelby or Forget Me Not Baskets, 127 E Liberty Street Suite 390, Wooster, Ohio 44691.
The family would like to thank the staff at The Willows for their exceptional care and compassion shown to Rudy.
Appropriate ways to express sympathy for those unable to attend may be done by leaving an online condolence on Rudy’s obituary at www.PenwellTurner.com or by leaving a comment on his post on the funeral home’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/PenwellFuneral.