John Lee Corlew 82, of Blue Springs, MO. passed away on May 28, 2009.


Mr. Corlew was born on October 29th, 1926 in Cardin, OK to Edwin L. and Edna A. (Beckett) Corlew. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.


He retired from Kenworth Dart after 28 years of employment and later drove a school bus for several years for the Blue Springs School District. Mr. Corlew served as Deacon for Winner Rd. Church of Christ and later at Blue Springs Church of Christ where he was a member. He was a lifetime member of Little Blue Bible Camp.


He loved his family, his church and was always ready to help everyone.


Among his survivors is his wife of 63 years Doris Corlew, 3 daughters; Cynthia L. Laffoon and husband Harold, Lynda S. Christy, Tammy L. Collier and husband Michael. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.
Services will be Monday, June 1st, 2009 at Blue Springs Church of Christ, 1000 SW Clark Rd., Blue Springs, MO. Visitation will be at 1:00 PM followed by funeral service at 2:00 PM. Burial with Military Honors in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Little Blue Bible Camp c/o of the church. Mt. Washington Forever Funeral Home.