WHEREAS, Kevin Corbett, a retired Bristol police officer, and active civic leader, passed away on February 15, 2019; and
WHEREAS, Kevin Corbett was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Cold War era as an armored tank crewman and achieving the rank of staff sergeant; and
WHEREAS, Kevin Corbett also served the citizens of Bristol as a police officer from 1982 until his retirement in 2006 from his post as a detective lieutenant in the Criminal Investigation Division; and
WHEREAS, Kevin Corbett lived out his Christian faith as an active member of St. Anne Catholic Church in Bristol; and
WHEREAS, Kevin Corbett was a committed conservative active in the Commonwealth's civic life; he served on the City of Bristol's Planning Commission and Transportation Safety Commission, was twice elected Chairman of the Bristol Virginia Republican Committee, and represented Virginia's Ninth Congressional District on the Republican Party of Virginia's State Central Committee; and
WHEREAS, Kevin Corbett will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his children, Allison and Shawn, and their families; and numerous other family and friends; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of Kevin Corbett, a retired Bristol police officer and active civic leader; and, be it
RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Kevin Corbett as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for his memory.