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Richard Cornelius

Richard Cornelius

Tuesday, April 25th, 1939 Thursday, August 8th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Richard Gray Cornelius

Richard Gray Cornelius, 80, of Franklinton departed this earthly life on Thursday August 8, 2019. He was born on April 25, 1939 to the late Luther Weldon and Blanche Hennings Cornelius. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his brother, Jim Hennings and sister, Gail Bray.

He loved motorcycles and riding them; working on race cars and watching Nascar races.

The family will receive friends Monday from 1:00 to 1:45 pm at Lancaster’s Franklinton Chapel, 504 East Mason Street, Franklinton, NC 27525 where a memorial service will follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor Spencer Strickland officiating.

Richard is survived by his children, Denise Walters and husband Dwaine, Ricky Gray Cornelius and wife Margo, Christie Cornelius Williams and husband Sherrill, and Brandi Cornelius Waters and husband Corey. Grandchildren, Taylor Cornelius, Cody Cornelius, Jillian Cornelius, Audrey Waters. Great-grandson, Wyatt Cornelius, brothers Robert Cornelius and wife Carolyn, Earl Cornelius and wife Darlene, Ralph β€œDood” Cornelius and wife Lynn and many nieces and nephews.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Lancaster's Franklinton Chapel
    504 E. Mason Street
    FRANKLINTON, NC
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, August 12th, 2019
    1:00pm - 1:45pm
  • Service

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Lancaster's Franklinton Chapel
    504 E. Mason Street
    FRANKLINTON, NC
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, August 12th, 2019
    2:00pm

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So sorry for your loss πŸ™
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We are so sorry for your loss. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ for your family! Aunt Nancy and G-ma Smith
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