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David Corey

November 1, 1955 ~ March 20, 2018 (age 62)

David Corey, age 62, of Lincoln, NE passed away at his home in Lincoln on March 20, 2018 following a brief battle with cancer. 

David was born in Yuma, CO to parents Joseph E. and Mardelle Y. (Hilker) Corey on November 1, 1955. He was one of seven children.  The family later relocated to McCook, NE where David attended school.  He was a part of the Class of 1975. 

David was baptized and confirmed in his faith at Peace Lutheran Church in McCook. In adulthood David returned to school, receiving a Machine Tool Tech Degree from Southeast Community College in Lincoln.  David was employed by Commercial Plastics in Waverley, NE where he will be remembered for having a good heart and a smile for everyone. 

Throughout his life, David enjoyed fishing, collecting postage stamps and coins.  He was most proud of his Strawberry Cent Coin Collection from the late 1700's. David also enjoyed muscle cars.  His 1969 Charger was his favorite.  You could often find him listening to 70's rock music. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Corey and sister, Naomi Corey.

Survivors include his mother and step father, Mardelle (Charles) Miller of McCook; two brothers, Thomas (Nancy) Corey and Daniel (Amelia) Corey all of McCook; three sisters, Joan Corey of Hamlet, NE, Mary (John) Robison of Syracuse, NE and Rebecca (Dave) Seybold of Trenton, NE; step sister, Liz Triplett of Algonquin, IL; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and many friends.  

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 4 - 8PM at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home with family greeting friends from 5- 7PM.  

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018 beginning at 10:30AM at Peace Lutheran Church in McCook with Rev. Lonnie Felcher officiating. 

Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery, McCook.

Memorials may be designated to Peace Lutheran Church, 411 East 6th Street, McCook, NE 69001 or to the charity of your choice. 

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