Corbin B. Strong

November 6, 1972 ~ March 10, 2024 (age 51) 51 Years Old


Corbin Blake Strong, 51 of Houston, Texas, Director of Marketing for Siddons-Martin Emergency Group, died on Sunday, March 10, 2024, in Spring, Texas.

Corbin was born on November 6, 1972, in New Orleans, Louisiana to Eileen January Strong and James H. Strong Jr.   Corbin’s family moved to Houston in 1973 where he resided for the remainder of his life.  Corbin attended Klein High School and graduated in 1990.  After graduation. Corbin attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida where he obtained his private pilot license.

Upon leaving Embry-Riddle, Corbin returned home, continuing his volunteer fire service to the Klein Volunteer Fire Department, where he started as a Junior Fire Fighter.  Corbin, loving the fire service, started his career dispatching for the North Harris County Fire & EMS Communication Center.

Corbin’s love for computers gave him the ability to create CBSCAD (Corbin CAD).  This system was used for receiving and dispatching over 100,000 emergency calls a year. 

In 1995, Corbin joined the Houston Police Department as a police dispatcher.  After leaving the Houston Police Department, Corbin went to work for The Houston Galveston Area of Councils as a project manager. 

In 1999, Corbin was recruited to join the small team at Siddons Fire Apparatus to be a business administrator.   Corbin rose quickly to the position of controller and remained in that position until the Merger with Martin Apparatus in 2010.   Corbin left the company for a short time and returned to Siddons-Martin Emergency Group as Director of Marketing until his passing.

Corbin co-branded Siddons-Martin from its current logo, and the development of the website, annual calendar, and every brochure the company produced.  Corbin created My Sales Fleet that was used to spec and sell Skeeter Brush Trucks.  This company would not be where it is today without his contributions.

Corbin's love for sports led him to join the Montrose Softball League Association in 2000. There, he played with various teams and eventually served on the Board of Directors as both Public Relations Officer and Treasurer. In recognition of his contributions, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2021, with the prestigious "Jerry Award." Corbin's athleticism and dedication to the league were also recognized through various player awards.

Corbin is survived by his Husband of 26 years, Maurice Palmer of Houston, his brother Chad Strong of Spring, brother-in-law Ashton Ross of Houston, Aunts Susan Myers, Cathy Bradley and Judy Addington.  Uncles, Jeff Strong, Tim Strong, and Randy January and numerous cousins.

Corbin is preceded in death by his parents, James H. Strong Jr. and Nancy Eileen January Strong, grandparents, James H. Strong, Sr. and Ethel Strong, and C.H. January and Nancy January. 

A Celebration of Life will be conducted March 23, 2024, at Bradshaw- Carter Funeral Home located at 1734 W. Alabama Street in Houston, Texas, under the Direction of Michael “Tripp” Carter, from one until four o'clock in the afternoon, with a service starting at two o'clock.  Valet parking is available at the entrance to the funeral home. 

Due to Corbin’s love of his animals Nino, Beamer, Kirby, Riley, and Icey, we ask in lieu of flowers, to donate in Corbin’s honor to Houston Barrio Dogs Inc. organization.  To donate, please visit

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Celebration of Life
March 23, 2024

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bradshaw-Carter Memorial & Funeral Services
1734 W. Alabama St
Houston, Texas 77098

March 23, 2024

2:00 PM
Bradshaw-Carter Memorial & Funeral Services
1734 W. Alabama St
Houston, Texas 77098

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