Sunday, June 20, 2021

Richard Panton Corbett 1938-2021

 _.[Richard] Panton Corbett, who died 17 May, 2021, aged 83, was a scion of the landed family of that name, of Longnor.

He was born 17 February, 1938, second son of the late Richard William Corbett, TD, head of that family, and his wife the former Doris Vaughan Kimber; married [1] 28 Apr, 1962, Leila Frances Wolsten-Croft, elder twin daughter of Colonel Cuthbert Reginald Wolsten-Croft, OBE, of Paxton Terrace, SW1, by whom he had a son, Oliver Roebling Panton [b 6 Jan, 1965]; & married [2] July, 1974, Dame Antoinette Sibley, DBE [born 27 February, 1939], the prima ballerina, by whom he had a son, Henry Isambard P.S. Corbett [born 1980], and daughter, Eloise Cleo [b 1975].

A small private funeral will be held at St Peter’s, Eaton Square, 24 June, 2021.


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