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Charles Richard Cornelius

Obituary for Charles Richard Cornelius

August 18, 1949 - November 11, 2018
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 69


Charles Richard Cornelius, 69, of Owensboro went to join his heavenly family Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born August 18, 1949 in Russellville, KY to the late Charles Harrison and Beatrice Juanita Cornelius. Charles attended Owensboro Schools and was a graduate of Brescia University.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra Maria Rector Cornelius; his brother, Terrell Cornelius.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Ratliff Cornelius of Owensboro; his sons, Richie (Julie) Cornelius of Owensboro, Chad (Chris) Cornelius of Michigan, and Randy Cornelius of Owensboro; his grandchildren, Tyler (Amanda) Cornelius of Owensboro, Travis (Katlin) Cornelius of Owensboro, Ryan and Kady Cornelius of Michigan; his great-grandchildren, Haylee and Owen Cornelius; his brothers, Boyce (Sue) Cornelius of Philpot, Roger (Connie) Cornelius of Owensboro; his sister, Barbara Jean Bullington of Owenboro; several nieces, nephews, and other family members.
The service will be 2PM Friday, November 16, 2018 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Pastor Tim Hall will officiate. The burial will be in Fordsville Cemetery. The visitation will be 10AM until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Daviess County Animal Shelter, 2620 HWY 81, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Owensboro Health Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center, 1020 Breckinridge St. Suite #200, Owensboro, KY 42303
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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Daviess County Animal Shelter
    2620 Calhoun Road
    Owensboro, KY 42301
  • Owensboro Health Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center
    1020 Breckinridge St. Suite 200
    Owensboro, KY 42303

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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