Roy Cornett

October 10, 1941May 2, 2018

CORNETT, Roy, 76, entered into rest on May 2nd. He was an Army veteran, retired from Ford Motor Company, and a member of the West Ridge Baptist Church and Ely Masonic Lodge #424. Mr. Cornett was preceded in rest by his first wife of 34 years, Peggy Louise Cornett and three brothers, Don, David and Bill Cornett. He is survived by his second wife, Nora Couden-Cornett; four children, Michael Stephen Cornett (Pamela Michelle), Roy Keith Cornett (Lisa Marie), Tanya Lynn Schifler (David Allen) and Timothy Matthew Cornett (Corey McCardle); 10 grandchildren, Kendra Michelle Henson (Derek), Mattie Adele Bell (Paul), Michael Stephen Cornett, Jr., Mary Beth Cornett, Dorothy Renee Griffy (Ben), Elizabeth Anne Carver, Isabella Louise Cornett, Trinity Leann Cornett, Isaac David Schifler, Stephanie Alley (Ryan); seven great-grandchildren, Trey Bell, Ava Nadine Bell, Joseph Edgar, Benjamin Richard, Rylynn Lillian, Hayden Danielle, and Leeland Hunter; seven siblings, Trallis Hogg (Billy), Jewell Payne, Gertie Kelly (Earl), Kenneth Cornett (Judy), Kyle Cornett, Lonnie LeRoy Cornett, and Evelyn Lofty (David). His service will be Saturday, May 5th, at 3pm at the Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Highway, with cremation to follow. Visitation will be after 11am on Saturday.


  • Visitation Saturday, May 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 5, 2018

Roy Cornett

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JAMES Shirey

May 5, 2018

May God hold and comfort you Roy. you are a man out to live and die an honorable life. I was privledged to have known you at Ford motor company and as a Masonic Brother. The world was better becauce of you !