Philip Jon Corbin, Jr.


Philip Jon Corbin, Jr., the beloved 43-year-old son of Debra Saunders Corbin and Dr. Philip Jon Corbin passed away on Wednesday January 19, 2022, in Amarillo, Texas.

Philip was born in Houston, Texas, on August 23, 1978.

He leaves behind his parents, Debra Saunders Corbin and Dr. Philip Jon Corbin, both of Amarillo, Texas; three brothers, Patrick Jameson Corbin, Parker Jeremy Corbin, and Price Jay Corbin, all of Amarillo, Texas; his beloved French Bulldog, Bruiser; his uncle, Joe Saunders and wife Kay of Sewanee, Georgia; his cousins, Tiffany Saunders, Kelly Saunders Dompe and husband Tony, Kristin Saunders Bonner, Kimberly Saunders Haney and husband Roger, and Jamie Bonner; his good friends, Brandon Todd, and Derek and Macy Jefferson; and countless other friends.

Philip will be remembered forever by his art.

Philip attended St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Austin Middle School, and graduated from Tascosa High School. He studied art at Amarillo College, West Texas A&M University, Austin Community College, and St. Edward’s University.

Philip was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mark and Gweneth Saunders, and Max and Anne Corbin; his uncles, Craig Corbin, and Mark Saunders, Jr. and wife Sherry Saunders; and his dog, Rocco.

Memorial services will be at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 26, 2022, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd., with Reverend Kevin Deckard officiating. Burial services will be private in the Polk Street United Methodist Church Columbarium. A celebration of Philip’s life will follow the service from 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. at the Golden Light Cantina, 2906 SW 6th Ave.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Amarillo SPCA, 11901 S. Coulter Amarillo, TX 79119, Gracie’s Project, PO Box 2512 Amarillo Tx 79105, or any animal rescue of your choice.

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18 Replies to “Philip Jon Corbin, Jr.”

  1. Phil, we are so sorry to just learn of your son’s passing. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you and your family .
    Kendall and Pam Holman

  2. Dr. Corbin, Debbie, Pat, Parker and Price,,
    my heart breaks for all of you. Working with Philip and seeing his book full of drawings was a treat for me and I will remember him as such a sweet young man. I am praying for your family daily.
    Love to all of you,

  3. There are never enough words of comfort. Holding your family close to my heart and high in my prayers. Blessing you with peace and love, forever and always. ❤️🙏🏻

  4. We are grieving over the loss of your son, Philip. When we have children, we don’t expect to lose them; we think we’ll go first and leave them behind to grieve our passing. We know you’re so heartbroken, and we hurt for you.

  5. Debbie and Phil – Larry and I are so very very sorry to learn of Philip’s passing. Know that our hearts go out to you and the boys, and we will be praying for you and thinking about you in the days to come. We haven’t seen all of you in a while but we have so many fond memories. May the Lord bless and help all of you in this hard hard time.

  6. Dear Phil and Debra, we can’t imagine your pain all I can think is sending prayers and thought to you everyday that God can help ease the tremendous loss of Phil. Heartfill condolences to your family.

  7. All of us at St. Andrew’s School are heartbroken. This news swept through our past student and faculty chain with heartbreaking remembrances last week. Philip was a sweet spirit and a joy to all who taught him and shared classes with him, Many of us remember his beautiful art and the joy which art brought to him. Our love and prayers go out to his parents Phil and Debra, to his brothers Price, Patrick and Parker and all of his friends.

  8. Phillip was a great man at St Andrews. I remember teaching him and enjoying him so much. My love and prayers to all of you. There are no words for losing a child.

  9. I am so sorry for your loss. I will forever remember Philip from our St. Andrews days together. Sweet, artistic and an animal lover! Sending you all love and prayers.

  10. Phil, Debbie and guys,
    I am so sorry to learn of Phillip’s passing. My heart goes out to you all in this tremendous loss. I know there are no words of comfort that suffice, but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you as you walk these days.

  11. Phil and Debbie, My friend Jackie just sent me the notice of Philip’s passing. What sad news! My heartfelt condolences to you both. Wrapping a great big hug around you both and sending up prayers for you all. ❤️❤️❤️

  12. I have such sweet memories of you Philip at St Andrews, You had such a sweet spirit. You were an amazing artist. You were dearly loved by your parents, family and friends.

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