Otis Corbitt recently celebrated 10 years as director of missions of Covington Baptist Association.
Corbitt has a long history of service. He attended Columbus State University on an Army ROTC scholarship. He served Wesley Heights Baptist Church, Columbus, Georgia, where he was called to full-time ministry.
While stationed in Hawaii, he was a member of First Southern Baptist Church Pearl Harbor, where he was licensed to preach. Corbitt later graduated with a master of divinity from New Orleans Seminary. He served churches in Alabama and Louisiana and worked as a National Guard chaplain for the next 15 years.
His family served as international missionaries in England and West Africa before Corbitt became director of missions for Salem-Troy Baptist Association. He later joined the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions working with church planting, chaplaincy ministries, Disaster Relief and church building services. He returned to service as an Army National Guard chaplain in 2007, and he continues to serve.
He and his wife, Geri, have two children.