Obituary of Harold C. Cornett
Harold C. Cornett, 93, of Roanoke went home to be with the Lord Sunday, January 29, 2023. He was preceded by his parents, Vester Clay and Edith Melvina Cornett; brother, Merle Cornett; sisters, Beryl (Dale) Taylor and Vera (Early) Doss; and first wife, Dee Cornett.
Mr. Cornett proudly served his county in the U S Army. He was a longtime devoted member of Oakland Baptist Church. Harold worked for the U S Postal Service and retired as Parts Manager for Fulton Trucks.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley Cornett; sons, David Cornett (Carolyn), Lee Massey (Joann), Tom Massey (Robin); daughters, Sandy Cornett Brown (Bobby), Debbie Lester (Rick), and Lisa Stephan (Rob); numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren including, Barry Cornett (Megan), Brittany Cornett, Matthew Brown (Lacey), Ben Lester (Kaitlin), Rebecca Forrest (Sean); great grandson, Trevor Forrest; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Oakland Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road by Pastor Scott Hamilton. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Simpson Funeral Home. 540-366-0707