John Corby

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March 26, 1956 - January 20, 2018

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John Gregory Corby, age 61 of Grandview Heights passed away peacefully with his family by his side January 20, 2018 due to complications from the flu. He was born in Nelsonville, Ohio on March 26,1956 to John Michael and Betty Corby. John was a graduate of Logan High School where he was a star athlete and The Ohio State University where he played catcher on the baseball team. “Corby” was a fixture on the radio in Columbus for more than 30 years with most of those years at WTVN. Most important John was a loving husband, father, uncle, brother and son. John is survived by his wife and partner in crime Jodi, his “Baby” Alexis, his parents who he loved more than anything, his best friend and sister Kathy Holloway (Tom), his niece Amanda Holloway- Verrill (Doug) and his nephew Joshua Holloway. John loved southeastern Ohio spending most weekends at his beloved “ranch”. There will be a private family service at a later date. The family asks you to please make a donation in John Corby’s name to The Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio, 711 E. Livingston Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43205. His twinking blue eyes, sensitive soul and amazing talent will never be forgotten. John, we will love you always and forever. “An everlasting love will never die”-Andy Gibb.


Bob and Susie Hall - Jan 27, 2018

We pray our God surrounds all who loved John with his Grace and Peace..Amen

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