Obituaries

Griffin Alexander Rex Corbitt

July 12, 1999 - February 7, 2021

Griffin Alexander Rex Corbitt, 21, of Batavia passed away Sunday, February 7,2021. He was born July 12, 1999, in Geneva IL. The Son of Robin Alexander Corbitt and Sheila Marie Johnson.

He is survived by his loving parents, Sheila (Scott) Reeder and Robin (Melanie) Corbitt; his siblings Delaney Corbitt, Brian Reeder and Amanda Reeder; his maternal grandmother Marjorie Massick; his aunts and uncles, Laurie (Mark) Lundin, Michael Johnson, Stacy Horvath, Tyler Corbitt, Mary (Kerwin) Johnson and many cousins, along with the love of his life and fiancée, Rebecca Lang.

Griffin was a sweet soul with an amazing ability to make everyone laugh and smile. His friends and family appreciated and loved his ability to truly listen when he was needed, No matter what was going on in his own life. He always lended a shoulder for someone to cry on, all while being respectful and understanding of other’s opinions and feelings.

Those that met him, even for a moment, knew of his love and need to express himself. It was always with vividness and without hesitation, no matter how loudly he had to say it to the world. He was incredibly smart, and with a sense of humor that could make a room burst with laughter. Most of all, he had the biggest and most loving heart for everyone and everything around him.

Griffin will be remembered for his kindness he extended both graciously, bountifully, and unquestioningly to everyone who came to know him without hesitation. He will be remembered for the light he has brought to everyone’s world, whether big or small.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Wayne Johnson, his paternal grandparents, Rex and Judie Corbitt and uncle, Timothy Corbitt.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, February 19, 2021 at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave, Batavia, IL.

Griffin’s favorite color was purple. The family asks that everyone attending would wear bright, happy colors to celebrate his life.

Due to COVID-19 occupancy restrictions, funeral services will be held in private. He will be laid to rest in River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, IL.

Memorial contributions may be directed to TRI-City Family Services at http://www.tricityfamilyservices.org/

Guest Book

  • Cohen and Kelly Families Sending love and prayers to you all and wishing we could be with you. We will hold you all in our hearts and will always remember the fun time we had when you visited us in Oregon. Aunt Sharon, Sarah, Margot and Steve and Nina.
  • Darrian Walsh Some of the greatest and mind opening conversations I’ve ever had were with you, Griffin. I regret us not following through all the times we were supposed to hang out but didn’t. I will truly miss you and I send love and prayers to your family. Rest easy.
  • Alex “Doug” Popp I may have not known griffin for long but the few short years he was in my life he never missed a chance to tell us a heartfelt story. I still remember the first night I met him and we had a friendly argument about some music I liked that he couldn’t stand. Little would I know that night I would’ve found one of my best friends and so many late nights of fun. I known your watching down on us griffin and one day we’ll meet again. I love you like a brother I never had.
  • Grandma Marj& Grandpa Norm We are so very sad to lose our Grandson Griffin. Though we live in Arizona we enjoyed our time with him.When he was little he always wanted Grandpa Norm to take him to Borger King & of course we did.Our love ❤️ & prayers are with you all.
  • Doug VanOosten So sorry your gone! You will be missed!
  • Brian de la Cruz I feel privileged to know Griffin and share the loss with you and your family. Much love to all.
  • John and Cindy Hansford Thank you for sharing Griffin with us all. We will always hold a special place in our hearts for him at family get togethers and feel his presence. Please accept our deepest sympathy. With our love, Cindy and John