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Robert R. Cornett, 85, of Damascus, VA, passed away
Friday, December 18, 2009, at Bristol Regional Medical
Center in Bristol, TN.
He was retired from Sprint and was a member of the Laurel
Community Church in Damascus.
Born April 30, 1924, he was a life long resident of
Washington Co VA, and was a son of the late Grant and
He is survived by his wife, Hazel Cornett; one son,
Charles 'Randy' Cornett and his wife Judy, of Damascus,
VA; two sisters, Hazel Cullop and Virginia Smith, both of
Damascus, VA; two grandchildren, Dr. Charles 'Chuck'
Cornett and his wife Cathy, of Platteville, WI, and Beth
Clark and her husband Chris, of Roanoke, VA; three great
grandchildren, Cora, Roy, and Ellen Cornett; and several
nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.,
Tuesday, prior to the funeral service at Garrett Funeral
The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m., Tuesday,
December 22, 2009, in the Riverview Chapel at Garrett
Funeral Home with Pastor Harry Layell, Pastor April
Milligan, and Dr. Charles Cornett officiating.
The committal service and interment will be at 11 a.m.,
Wednesday, December 23, 2009, at Sunset Memorial Park in
Damascus, VA. Pallbearers will be Terry Reed, Michael
Reed, Jerry Cornett, Ronnie Cullop, Lonnie Lewis, Jim
Lewis, Larry Brown, and David Ratliff. Honorary pallbearers
will be Dennis Widener, Jim Osborne, Bill Neely, David
Patrick, Eugene Neely, and Bill Thomas.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial
contributions be sent to Laurel Community Church, c/o
Judy Cornett, 22129 Fisher Hollow Road, Damascus, VA
Online condolences may be sent to the family and a
memorial video tribute may be viewed by visiting
Mr. Cornett and his family are in the care of Garrett
Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Avenue, Damascus, VA 24236,