Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home
Arthur “Art” Cornelius, 74, of Richmond, passed away suddenly Wednesday, November 7, 2012, in the VA Medical Center in Lexington.
He was born on May 14, 1938, in Whitley County, to William Clark and Vina Mae Croley Cornelius, both of whom preceded him in death.
He was retired from the U. S. Army and was a member of Red House Baptist Church. Art, who was also known as “Super Pap Pap,” was a member of the Masonic lodge and was an avid race car fan.
He is survived by: his loving wife, Sue Mitchell Cornelius; five sons, Ed and Mike, Cornelius both of Richmond, Steve Cornelius (Susan) of Berea, and Ray Cornelius (Jennifer) and Clark Cornelius (Carly) both of Richmond; seven grandchildren, Caleb, Clay, Alyson, Brenna, Ansley, Aubrey and Sydney Cornelius.
He also leaves two brothers, John and Red Cornelius. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Cornelius.
Services for Mr. Cornelius will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Shelby Cates and Bill Bush officiating. Burial will follow at the Calvary Cemetery, near Corbin, Ky., with Jeff Fuson presiding.
Pallbearers will be Wade, Seth, Alan and Kyle Mitchell, Jeff, Caleb
and Clay Cornelius.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.
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